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Washington (state) Rocks!! These giant columns of basalt at Frenchman Coulee were created thousands of years ago by the great Missoula Flood. Today rock climbers and hikers enjoy the challenge of climbing the basalt columns for sport. To view this dramatic natural attraction near The Gorge Am...
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