Milky Way and Tufa Towers

By: Tony Rowell


Mono Lake, California, USA


The Milky Way and bright star Altair shine above amazing Tufa Rocks in Mono Lake, Eastern Sierra, California. The unusual rock formations that grace Mono Lake’s shores are known as tufa. They form in a variety of ways at Mono Lake, but the most visible are the towers that grace Mono’s shoreline. Tufa is essentially common limestone their formation process make them unique. Tony Rowell

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