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Tree cracking rock.

Posted by
Maxine (Christchurch, New Zealand) on 25 February 2009 in Plant & Nature.

hehehe, couldn't decide which way around the title should go it could be rock cracking tree! This was on the pathway to the viewing point at Fox Glacier.Amazing how one small ridge in a rock can be opened up and split the rock by one tree root!

Canon EOS 400D 1/80 second F/5.6 ISO 400 18 mm

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Linerberry from Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand

That is quite amazing!! Its like the tree is eating into the rock!! Nicely seen Max:-)

25 Feb 2009 5:17am

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

GREAT detail

25 Feb 2009 9:16am

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

It's like David conquering Goliath; that a tree root could crack a rock. Well spotted and interesting shot!

25 Feb 2009 11:53am

mellofello from United Kingdom

This is an amazing shot, Maxine. Not one to miss, hey. Great detail. Love the leaves and 'whatever' on the ground as though they've been shaved off as the tree 'saws' though. Great.

25 Feb 2009 3:25pm

Rui from Leiria, Portugal

Great detail Maxine. A tree "on the rocks" :) Well captured!

25 Feb 2009 6:34pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

At the end, nature is always the winner !

25 Feb 2009 9:48pm

Bro from London, United Kingdom

Fantastic record of tree-life and purposeful existence.

25 Feb 2009 10:33pm

Charles from New York, United States

I wouldn't want to mess around with that tree! Nicely done.

25 Feb 2009 11:24pm

jamesy from christchurch, New Zealand

Great shot I remember seeing this when we were there at Christmas

26 Feb 2009 4:16am

Kathryn from Warburton, Australia

wow that is incredible!

15 Apr 2009 4:40am

Canon EOS 400D
1/80 second
F/5.6
ISO 400
18 mm