Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

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  1. Douglas Sherman

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    The Lake Superior shoreline near Munising MI is absolutely beautiful and appropriately named "Pictured Rocks" for the outstanding palate of colors visible in the cliffs there. This image is of Chapel Rock. You can see that the rock was once attached to the other sandstone behind it because a root extends from the pine tree on the pedestal to that sandstone.

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    Very nice Doug - the fall colors are bright enough to leave the rocks looking a bit drab although they sure have some interesting shapes. I love the suspended root.
     
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    How cool Doug! I like the look of this, but I also like that root stretching all the way across that open space. I wonder how long ago that collapsed?
     
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    I checked with the National Park Service but they have no idea. I think it was a stack when Lake Superior was at a higher level and then as the lake receded it was isolated on land.
     
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    Doug,
    This is very beautiful. You make me want to do fall color in Michigan.
    Bob
     
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    Wonderful!!
     

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