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(Touched off by 2fries Treethedral)
Select a suitably sized slab of solid sandstone. (Imagine immensity).
Location: large lake.
A decent distance downhill drop is desirable.
Supervise a series of steerable sluices.
Water washes where where we would want windows.
Water wanders where-ever we wish.
Erection of Erodothedral extends enormous eras or eons, or even an eternity.
Purposely poetic previous post [krelnik, Oct 05 2004, last modified Oct 17 2004]
Annotations are also absolutely amazing [krelnik, Oct 05 2004, last modified Oct 17 2004]
Would it look something like this? [jurist, Oct 05 2004, last modified Oct 17 2004]
Erodothedral of the Sun
Makes me homesick... [lurch, Oct 05 2004, last modified Oct 17 2004]
04 Dec 02 | I don't know what [jurist]'s images of mono lake looked like but, since his link has gone dead, I found a replacement, best I could. [90KB image] [bristolz, Oct 05 2004, last modified Oct 17 2004]
||Somewhat naturally baked in some areas with sufficient sandstone.
I attended a religious service out in the middle of what was not at the time the Escalante-Grand Staircase National Political Area. Incredible, breathtaking...
Says one, "If this overhang came down, they'd never find any of us"
Says another, "Naw, it's been this way since the beginning. It'll be standing here a thousand years from now"
We went back the next year. Just a huge pile of broken rock.
||Can just imagine God saying "darn, got the aim right, just got to work on the timing".
||The perfect way to supplant organized religion with
naturalism. Organic buildings rule!
||Don't know how I missed this one.