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Geothermal mud springs. Rotorua, New Zealand.
Pancake Rocks of New Zealand
Formation of the famous Pancake Rocks began during the Tertiary period when carbonate-rich fragments of marine plant and animal skeletons were deposited on the seabed some 30 million years ago. The resultant alternating layers of hard and soft limestone and mudstone were eventually solidified and raised above sea level.
Photography & Summary by Enver Murad