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Photographer: Mike Stroud
Taken: June 1992
Caption: Scoria Point
Additional Description: True scoria is volcanic in origin. Locally, however, wherever a seam of coal has caught fire and baked the surrounding sand and clay into a kind of natural brick, it has been named scoria. Over the years erosion has removed the softer earth and left the bluffs capped with this harder, more resistant material.
Submitted: August 7, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
Database Locator Identification Number: p73020
File Size: 0.217 Megabytes
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