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pedestal rock

pedestal rock (mushroom rock) An unstable, mushroom-shaped land-form found typically in arid and semi-arid regions. The undercut base was formerly attributed to wind abrasion, but is now believed to result from enhanced chemical weathering at a site where moisture would be retained longest. A famous example is Pedestal Rock, Utah, USA.

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pedestal rock

pedestal rock(mushroom rock) An unstable, mushroom-shaped land-form found typically in arid and semi-arid regions. The undercut base was formerly attributed to wind abrasion, but is now believed to result from enhanced chemical weathering at a site where moisture would be retained longest. A famous example is Pedestal Rock, Utah, USA.

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"pedestal rock." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. 19 Aug. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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"pedestal rock." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Retrieved August 19, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/pedestal-rock-0