More photos in the vicinity:
Madonna at Col de Bavella
Col de Bavella
Col de Bavella

Tafoni rock formations are caves formed in rocks by weathering. Mechanisms of forming Tafoni structures are not well understood. Anyway, this particular rock is an attractive one for climbers.
Tafoni rock
Date: Sep 14, 2004
Longitude: 9 13.09'
Latitude: 41 48.00'

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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-07