Thursday, July 21, 2011

Formasi Batuan Yang Bertasbih II

Langit yang tujuh, bumi dan semua yang ada di dalamnya bertasbih kepada Allah. Dan tak ada suatupun melainkan bertasbih dengan memuji-Nya, tetapi kamu sekalian tidak mengerti tasbih mereka. Sesungguhnya Dia adalah Maha Penyantun lagi Maha Pengampun (QS 17:44)

Formasi Batuan adalah salah satu Karya NYA yang Luarbiasa ... Formasi batuan yg luarbiasa ini telah dipahat oleh alam melalui pelapukan dan erosi selama ratusan hingga jutaan tahun. Ada Banyak Formasi Batuan Indah di seluruh dunia, ini cuma beberapa diantaranya. Tidak perlu menjadi ahli Geologi untuk mengaguminya .....

 Mushroom Rock - Palawan
Palawan is one of the best tourist destinations not only in the Philippines but in the world. Visit Sabang, Palawan Island, the Philippines and see for your self this unique rock formations located inside a cave, the Amazing Subterranean River System.

 Orbicular Granite
The markings on the rock aren’t man-made; they’re created by geological processes. This type of rock formation is called ‘orbicular granite’. Occurrences of such ‘orbicular granite is very rare. The fascinating rock formation on the above picture is located near the town of Calder in Chile. This unusual plutonic rock type is also known as ‘orbicular rock or orbiculite’. The uniqueness of this rock is due to orbicules – concentrically layered, spherical structures, probably formed through nucleation around a grain in a cooling magma chamber.

 Bell Rock
Just east of the Courthouse Butte is the famous attraction called Bell Rock, a butte composed of horizontally bedded sedimentary rock.

 Courthouse Butte
This scenic and beautifully colored rock formation called Courthouse Butte is in Oak Creek in Arizona, USA.

 Devil’s Kitchen
This unusual rock formation is a kind of Sinkhole called The Devil’s Kitchen in Soldier’s Pass in Sedona, Arizona, USA. The huge rock in the middle is called ‘The Grand Piano’.

 Devil’s Bridge
Another captivating rock formation in the area is the Devil’s Bridge

 Goreme Valley Fairy Chimneys – Turkey
These wonderful rock formations called Goreme Valley Fairy Chimney are conical rock formations located in Turkey. Each consists of a cap of hard rock resting on a cone-shaped pinnacle of softer rock. These pillars in Turkey are sculpted out of volcanic ash, from eruptions of long ago. In Cappadocia, houses have been carved from these formations, and they make a popular tourist destination.

El Peñon
The stunning monolithic formation called Guatape Rock View or El Peñon de Guatape in Spanish in the town of Guatape has a height of 2,135 meters M.S.L. The ‘Peñon’ has 185 m3 of rock mass and it is 385 m long, with an approximate weight of 10,000,000 tons. It has 644 stairs, which can be utilized to go to the top, built in one of its rock breaks.

 Palo Duro Canyon – Texas, USA
This marvelous rock formation is a canyon system of the Caprock Escarpment in the Panhandle of Texas. It is considered the second largest canyon in the United States. Water erosion over the millennia aided by wind erosion shaped the canyon’s geological formations.

 Rock City – Kansas, USA
These extraordinary rocks are located on Rock City Park in Kansas. It is 3.6 miles south of Minneapolis, Kansas and just over 0.5 mile west of K – 106 and the In a patch of prairie about 500 meters (1600 feet) long and 40 meters (130 feet) wide, Rock City contains three clusters of large spherical boulders. These three clusters contain a total of 200 spherical boulders. It has been designated as a national Natural Landmark.

 Stac Levenish
Examine carefully the picture of the rock formation called Stac Levenish or Stac Leibhinis. This amazingly unique sea stack is located in St. Kilda archipelago of Scotland lying 2½ km off Village Bay on Hitra. Well, I hope you were able to figure out what this rock’s appearance looks like. This 62 meters high rock formation which is part of the rim of an extinct volcano appears to have a profile of a ‘face’.

 Sugarloaf Mountain
Sugarloaf Mountain or Pão de Açúcar in Portuguese is a peak in the famous city of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. This astounding monolithic morros of granite and quartz rises straight from the water’s edge of Guanabara Bay with a height of 396 meters above sea-level.

 The Externsteine – Germany
These spectacular columns of up to 40 meters tall are a distinctive rock formations located in Germany. The formation consists of several tall, narrow columns of rock which rise abruptly from the surrounding wooded hills.

 The Giant’s Causeway – Northern Ireland, UK
This exceptional rock formation called the Giant’s Causeway is an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986 and it is the most popular tourist attraction in Northern Ireland. The tops of the columns form stepping stones that lead from the cliff foot and disappear under the sea.

 The Pinnacles – Australia
These beautiful limestone formations called The Pinnacles are contained within Namburg National Park in Western Australia. The Pinnacles were formed from lime leaching from the sand and by rain cementing the lower levels of the dune into a soft limestone.

 Wave Rock – Australia
This 15 meters high and 110 meters long impressive natural rock formation is located in Western Australia. It derives its name from the fact that it is shaped like a large, smooth wave. The total outcrop covers several hectares. The unusual shape of the rock is greatly highlighted by vertical darker streaks of algae, which grow on the surface of the wave, and by dark black stains which change to brown during the dry season.

Thor's Hammer Rock dan Three Gossip Rock yg sedang menggosip di belakangnya ... 

 Yang ini Juga Thor's Hammer Rock cuma lokasinya di Chiricahua National Monument

 1000 Turtle Mounts
At the peak of 1,000 Turtle Mount, the sandstone rock formations look like turtle shells. These unique sandstone formations are gradually being worn away by tourist’s feet.

Fantasy Canyon Formation
Fantasy Canyon formation is one of the unique and fragile formations in Fantasy Canyon located in Utah in the Uinta Basin Natural Gas fields. When you visit the place, bring lots of water because according to people who have been there, the climate is seriously hot.


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