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60 mind-bending rock formations from around the world [PICs]

60 mind-bending rock formations from around the world [PICs]
Much like rare cloud formations, these rocks, stacks, pillars, caves, cliffs, massifs, volcanic plugs, karsts, arches, hoodoos, and concretions illustrate the tremendous diversity present in all Earth systems. Once you’re fired up by the images below, check back to our rock climbing page + destination pages to plan your next expedition.

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