May 3, 2012
BOUDINAGE!
Yes, that really is a real (geological) word. A spectacular geological formation caused by extension, or stretching of the rock. They’re also cool because they look like what they’re named after - ‘Boudin’ is French for sausage, I believe. 
Cool, huh?

BOUDINAGE!

Yes, that really is a real (geological) word. A spectacular geological formation caused by extension, or stretching of the rock. They’re also cool because they look like what they’re named after - ‘Boudin’ is French for sausage, I believe. 

Cool, huh?

(Source: arcadianspirit)

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    That is some ridiculously large boudinage.
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    boudinage! metamorphic rocks are cool sometimes.
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    Damn, those are huge.
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    this is so fucking cool!
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    Awesome.
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