Seepage in Sandstone

19 Dec

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Iron and manganese seepage creates streaks on a
sandstone wall on Lake Powell in Utah, July 1967.

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LOL!  I initially read the word seepage as “see·page”.   Only after did I look it up that I realized it’s “seep·age” — as in: the wall was seeping out iron and manganese.  Now it makes more sense.

Darn it, I was so excited to learn a new word.  :p

Photograph by Walter Meayers Edwards, National Geographic

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