14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Rock formations at Carpenteria State Beach, CA
I was struck at how powerful tar is. The underground tar deposits caused the Earth's crust to jutt up in a fascinating spectacle of geological proportions, as seen here in this photo. I returned with a Groucho Marx costume and fixed up one of the rocks!
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||Nov. 23, 2016, 12:01 p.m.