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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Bedrock with glacial striations

Striations that were being carved in the bedrock by the Jackson Glacier before it receded. Rocks that were at the bottom of the glacier, pushed along and carving them before it melted, look to have been left in place, untouched since then.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2018
Date Uploaded: 06.2019
Photo Location: Nearest community: Saint Mary, Montana, United States of America
Camera: Canon PowerShot G16
Copyright: © Charles Ross