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The Columns of the Giants, in the Stanislaus National Forest near Sonora Pass. The columns are formed when basalt cools, hexagonal crystals form and the rock cracks due to a temperature difference.
Devil's Postpile near Mammoth Lakes and Giant's Causeway in Ireland are similar.
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