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Aug. 25, 2011, 7:31 p.m.
Visitors create standing sculptures by stacking smooth beach cobblestones at Surfers Point in San Buenaventura State Park in Ventura, California on Aug. 23.

Photo: ZUMA Press

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Stacking stones

Visitors create standing sculptures by stacking smooth beach cobblestones at Surfers Point in San Buenaventura State Park in Ventura, California on Aug. 23.

Stone stacking, also known as rock balancing, is the patient art of stacking rocks in various meticulous formations.