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From: Dan Richter (1:317/3)
To: All
Date: Fri, 14.05.21 13:00
ES Picture of the Day 14 2021
EPOD - a service of USRA

The Earth Science Picture of the Day (EPOD) highlights the diverse processes
and phenomena which shape our planet and our lives. EPOD will collect and
archive photos, imagery, graphics, and artwork with short explanatory
captions and links exemplifying features within the Earth system. The
community is invited to contribute digital imagery, short captions and
relevant links.

Granite in Pico das Cabras Park, Brazil

May 14, 2021

Foto 1 (1)

Photographer: Monikeli Wippel
Summary Author: Monikeli Wippel

The elephant-shaped chunk of granite shown above is found in
Pico das Cabras Park, Campinas/São Paulo, Brazil. Belonging to the
Morungaba Granitic Suite, outcrops such as this are often used by
visitors here as photographic backdrops. In addition to dramatic rock
formations, scenic trails and the Open Museum of Astronomy are also
located within Pico das Cabras Park. Photo taken on September 7, 2020.

Campinas/São Paulo, Brazil Coordinates: -22.9329, -47.0738

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Opalescent Fossil Shells

Geology Links

* Earthquakes
* Geologic Time
* Geomagnetism
* General Dictionary of Geology
* Mineral and Locality Database
* Mohs Scale of Mineral Hardness
* This Dynamic Earth
* USGS Ask a Geologist
* USGS/NPS Geologic Glossary
* USGS Volcano Hazards Program

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