Granite Photos: Bedrock of the Earth

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Sierra Nevadas

Credit: Linda & Dr. Dick Buscher
John Muir once described the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range of Central California as the "Range of Light" because of the reflected sunlight that always seems…Read More »

to glisten from the many majestic peaks. He said that these majestic granite peaks were "so luminous, that it seems to be not clothed with light, but wholly composed of it, like the wall of some celestial city."    Less «
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