Pit Ruginoasa - details and images
Ruginoasa pit is a very special phenomenon. It is a huge ravinare dug up the ridge to the south ridge that closes the Dry Valley, the depth of 100 m and a diameter of 600 m. Throughout its surface, a process of erosion has removed the day coartite strata, whose purplish-red color gives the area a very special issue, it appeared from a distance as large open wound in the body of the mountain.
Interestingly, erosion works very active today, digging regressive and rapidly increasing size of the pit Ruginoasa. Moreover, following the old maps, it is found that erosion has advanced rapidly with a tremendous speed, place 80 years ago marked not only by a very small vaiuga.
Today Pit rust appearance that suggests a fantastic corner of Colorado Canyon is a true laboratory morphology.
If you think that the photos or text published in this page infringes copyright laws please notify us using the Contact Page specifying the page url and the content that infringes copyright. Direct Booking uses third party materials and cannot control or verify the origin of the content. Direct Booking will remove any infringing copyright materials from its website and will inform the infringed party about doing so.