Andean Cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola Peruvianus) are South American cotingid birds and the national bird of Peru. They are found in tropical and subtropical rainforests close to rocky areas, where they build their nests - by Joe Brown

Andean Cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola Peruvianus) are South American cotingid birds and the national bird of Peru. They are found in tropical and subtropical rainforests close to rocky areas, where they build their nests - by Joe Brown

Skuleskogen    How interesting! Did the rock fall into the trees, or did the trees lift up the rock as they grew?

Skuleskogen How interesting! Did the rock fall into the trees, or did the trees lift up the rock as they grew?

Acadia Precipice Trail - For a good portion of the trail, the route uses natural features in the rock or the rock itself for climbing, but near the top of the cliff, the trail builders had to install iron wrungs and ladders to get up vertical sections of the wall. Find places to stay in Bar Harbor http://www.visitmaine.net/town/24/bar-harbor

Acadia Precipice Trail - For a good portion of the trail, the route uses natural features in the rock or the rock itself for climbing, but near the top of the cliff, the trail builders had to install iron wrungs and ladders to get up vertical sections of the wall. Find places to stay in Bar Harbor http://www.visitmaine.net/town/24/bar-harbor

Gecko on the Rock; glass on sandstone; by Gisela Gibbon, Scarborough, North Yorkshire.

Gecko on the Rock; glass on sandstone; by Gisela Gibbon, Scarborough, North Yorkshire.

Holy Austin Rock, Kinver, Staffordshire - Homes in the rock. From the 1600's until the 1960's whole families lived comfortably in cave dwellings hewn into the soft sandstone along Kinver Edge. The rock houses here at Holy Austin Rock are among the finest in Europe. Eleven families lived here in a warren of whitewashed rooms on three levels. Now looked after by The National Trust.

Holy Austin Rock, Kinver, Staffordshire - Homes in the rock. From the 1600's until the 1960's whole families lived comfortably in cave dwellings hewn into the soft sandstone along Kinver Edge. The rock houses here at Holy Austin Rock are among the finest in Europe. Eleven families lived here in a warren of whitewashed rooms on three levels. Now looked after by The National Trust.

Photo: “The Brimham Rocks are balancing rock formations located on Brimham Moor in North Yorkshire, England. The rocks stand at a height of nearly 30 metres in an area owned by the National Trust which is part of the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty”. – Wikipedia. (Photo by Tee Time Tony)

Photo: “The Brimham Rocks are balancing rock formations located on Brimham Moor in North Yorkshire, England. The rocks stand at a height of nearly 30 metres in an area owned by the National Trust which is part of the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty”. – Wikipedia. (Photo by Tee Time Tony)

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Google Image Result for http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/92/Leonardo_da_Vinci_-_Virgin_of_the_Rocks_-_WGA12697.jpg

Sliding Rock in Brevard, North Carolina is a 60′ waterfall set on a very gentle slope. Swimmers slide down the rock into a cold 8′ deep pool.

Sliding Rock in Brevard, North Carolina is a 60′ waterfall set on a very gentle slope. Swimmers slide down the rock into a cold 8′ deep pool.

Holy Austin Rock, Kinver, Staffordshire. Homes in the rock. From the 1600's until the 1960's whole families lived comfortably in cave dwellings hewn into the soft sandstone along Kinver Edge. The rock houses here at Holy Austin Rock are among the finest in Europe. Eleven families lived here in a warren of whitewashed rooms on three levels. Now looked after by The National Trust.

Holy Austin Rock, Kinver, Staffordshire. Homes in the rock. From the 1600's until the 1960's whole families lived comfortably in cave dwellings hewn into the soft sandstone along Kinver Edge. The rock houses here at Holy Austin Rock are among the finest in Europe. Eleven families lived here in a warren of whitewashed rooms on three levels. Now looked after by The National Trust.

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