Volcanic Etchings

Volcano Etching

A geologic closeup from Washington’s Goat Rocks Wilderness. The Goat Rocks are the deeply dissected remains of an old Cascade stratovolcano, basically what Mt. Rainier and Mt. Hood can be expected to become after a couple million years of erosion. It’s also remarkably similar geology to the San Juan Range in southern Colorado, and San Juan afficionados should feel at home in the Goat Rocks. Persistent mist and rain limited the big views for me this week, but there was a lot of smaller scale beauty to be seen.

4 thoughts on “Volcanic Etchings

    • Thank you, Rajan! Yes, more and more I find myself attracted to small scenes. This is especially the case since I moved to Washington, where it feels very hard for me to take a truly interesting grand landscape photo.

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