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Cave Point #2

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 26 April 2013 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Here is a better "reveal" of the bedrock seen at Cave Point. There were moments where walking near the edge was a bit unsettling due to the erosion of the bedrock underneath by the rough waters.

The rocks exposed at Cave Point are from the Silurian Period, a geologic time period which lasted from approximately 435 million years to 410 million years ago. During the Silurian Period, the area that is now Cave Point was located near the earth's equator. Coral reefs thrived in what was then a tropical sea. Over the millions of years throughout the Silurian Period, the remains of the marine plants, animals and calcareous sands were deposited and accumulated. These materials and the conditions that existed, followed by millions of years of compaction and chemical alteration, resulted in the formation of dolomite. This is the type of bedrock exposed at Cave Point. Cave Point is located on approximately 19 acres of land at 5360 Schauer Road in the Town of Sevastopol.

Photo captured October 25, 2012.

NIKON D7000 1/250 second F/8.0 ISO 200 24 mm

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tataray from france, France

Une balade magnifique... Merci)

26 Apr 2013 7:12am

farideh from rasht, Iran


26 Apr 2013 7:45am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom


26 Apr 2013 7:51am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Don't think I've ever seen vegetation that close to the sea.

26 Apr 2013 7:53am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Nice piece of coastal wildness, the intrigue in this picture is held by the couple in the clearing. My eyes keep going back to them.

26 Apr 2013 8:38am

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, Canada

I am familiar with dolomite, this is simply fascinating history, what a cave, your view is superb,
although probably perched most precariously !~

26 Apr 2013 8:53am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Gorgeous! I absolutely love the colors along with the details you've captured in the water and rock. Lovely shot, Steven!

26 Apr 2013 11:01am

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

beautiful, so natural scene !

26 Apr 2013 11:13am

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

Wunderbare Aufnahme.

26 Apr 2013 12:07pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

An awesome chunk of shoreline, wonderfully shot. I love that break in the foliage to give us scale as we see the two people passing through.

26 Apr 2013 3:00pm

Carol from Leamington, Canada

That is a spectacular view Steven, I don't think I would venture to walk along the edge though... would probably lose my balance. It looks pretty safe where those people are standing. The movement of the water, the color.... you've really captured the beauty of Cave Point!

26 Apr 2013 3:39pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

This is a stunning view! Looks rather more than I could handle for walking though.

26 Apr 2013 5:05pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Stunning shot of this wonderful coastline !!! The two persons make a great scale reference for these impressive cliffs ...

26 Apr 2013 6:19pm

franz from Baden, Austria

gorgeous stretch of coast !

26 Apr 2013 6:43pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Wow, what a beautifully naturally carved coastline!

26 Apr 2013 6:52pm

Mohammad/N from shiraz, Iran

Hi again Steven
thats so great
Nice composition & Nice colors

26 Apr 2013 7:20pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Really fantastic photo, interesting for sure. Love the cave-like erosion/archaeology found here.

26 Apr 2013 9:25pm

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

Amazing looking place, lovely shot

26 Apr 2013 9:33pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice & amzing!
so beautiful composition, colors & lights!

26 Apr 2013 10:19pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

the slight diagonal takes me right through the image. well done

26 Apr 2013 11:26pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

This is a wonderful image and reminds me so of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in the UP of Michigan.

26 Apr 2013 11:26pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Nice shot. I recognized the location before I read your caption - and I was there only once about 30 years ago. And then I had to check "Sevastopol" because I knew the place but didn't know the name.

27 Apr 2013 12:41am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Beautiful! In some places it looks like the rock could just give way and collapse. I love how the trees grow right to the edge and then there is the ocean. Absolutely beautiful. Really interesting information.

27 Apr 2013 1:24am

Abena from Illinois, United States

I find this so, so interesting thanks for the texts below ! It makes me wonder more about exploring underneath there in that little cave. As for the image it's definitely beautiful especially with greens and the two characters framed perfectly there. Fantastic !

27 Apr 2013 2:38am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is absolutely magical.

27 Apr 2013 4:22am

maximage from Mase, Switzerland

Gorgeous place - Beautiful caves, colors and light.

27 Apr 2013 7:53am

L'angevine from Angers, France

j'aime bien les couleurs

27 Apr 2013 8:07am

Julie L. Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

This is an awesome landscape. Thanks for providing the info in your narrative. What state is this in?

27 Apr 2013 11:51am

@Julie L. Brown: Sevastopol (Door County), Wisconsin.

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

That is a really rugged coastline. Not sure I'd want to walk there at all.

27 Apr 2013 1:53pm

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

Do I see two persons?

28 Apr 2013 9:53pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Really cool caves being eroded there. I'll bet it was scary near the edge.

29 Apr 2013 3:12am

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Excellent composition. This County is filled with very nice places to visit. Thanks for the explanation.

30 Apr 2013 3:39pm

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

belles teintes et diagonale...

3 May 2013 6:33pm

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

Beautiful scenery, excellent leading line, and plenty of detail. Well done.

6 May 2013 6:06pm