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Lenas Stone Pillars

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Lenas Stone Pillars

http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/lenas-stone-pillars
http://www.amusingplanet.com/2011/09/lenas-stone-forest.html
Where are the Lenas located?
The Lena's Pillars, is a natural rock formation about 60 km upriver from Yakutsk, in Russia. The stone structures tower over 150 meters in height and extends along the river for about 80km.
What minerals are there?
How were they created?
Lena's were created by erosion and weathering over time. It was formed mainly during the Cambrian era.

Cambrian Era: Occurring from 570 million to 500 million years ago, when algae and marine invertebrates were the predominant form of life.
http://www.worldheritagesite.org/sites/lenapillars.html
Limestone
Marlstone
Dolomite
Slate
What rocks are found there?
The rocks there are commonly formed in marine environments and have horizontally layering and slightly metamorphosed shales.
How long do geoloists believe lena's stone plillars is
They believe it is 500-570 million years old


Is there life?
Wolverine
Polar Bear
Arctic Foxes
Walrus
Snowy Owls
Yes some
Examples:
Extras;
Its name comes from the water’s raging turbulence.
http://www.yakutiatravel.com/en/cruises/lena-river-trips.html
Has Fossils of Mammoth, bison, rhinoceros, lena horse, and reindeer.
The length of Lena Pillars is 90km

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geology.com/rocks/slate.shtml
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myopera.com
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http://www.unbelievableinfo.com/2012/11/lenas-stone-pillars-russia.html
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