Geology
Western Australia

When and how was wave rock formed?

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April 23, 2011 7:20AM

The shape of the rock is not caused by a wave phenomenon , rather its rounded wave-like shape was formed by subsurface chemical weathering followed by removal of the soft weathered granite by fluvial erosion, thus the weathering occurred below ground level before it was exposed. The end result is an undercut base, leaving a rounded overhang.