While on location and heading to your chosen spot, take time every now and again to look back at the direction you have come from. You never know what you might see from a different angle. Ian Plant has the story
Rock is the very stuff of the earth; its binding material gives it enough heft to enable the amount of gravity that leaves us somewhere comfortably between the extremes of not being able to stand and spinning off into space. This mass also produces intense pressure and heat in the planet’s core, spawning magma that moves the crust of the earth, thrusting ramparts of stone high into the sky. Water is the most destructive force in nature; over time carving deep canyons, beating down mountains, and reducing even solid granite to dust. Light is...
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