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Sandstone arches form under their own stress

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 21 July 2014 - 09:03 PM

The fantastical arch shapes of sandstone formations have long been thought to be sculpted by wind and rain. But a team of researchers has now found that the shapes are inherent to the rock itself.

http://www.nature.co...-stress-1.15590

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