Sandstone arches form under their own stress

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Other scientists, (including sedimentologist Chris Paola of the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, who wrote an accompanying News & Views), say the work provides an answer to the long-standing question of how such sandstone landscapes form. Gordon Grant, a research hydrologist at the US Forest Service's Pacific Northwest Research Station in Corvallis, Oregon, calls the explanation "simple, elegant, and plausible".