Drumheller Channels: Missing a Tooth

Drumheller Channels – Othello, WA

The first thing I thought of when I looked up and saw this section of columnar basalt was that it was missing a tooth.  Columnar basalt is very susceptible to water erosion because of its many fissures.  The raging water of the Missoula Floods easily plucked the columns from their path.

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