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Looks like sink holes, kasrt topography.Doug N
Hexagonal cracking? periglacial?
Perhaps periglacial patterned ground... Or perhaps man-made in some way.The picture doesn't match karst topography that I've seen. Nor does it look like the bison wallows a quick Google search turned up.So what's the answer, Garry?
Looks like ground squirrels or maybe prarie dog colonies but I think BC is too far north for dogs.
"periglacial " feature in area of discontinuous permafrost maybe? caused by alternate freezing and thawing sorting the rocks
Definitely pit houses!- AF, from Lillooet BC
Thanks for all the excellent conjectures! The full answer and description can be found at http://geotripper.blogspot.com/2014/09/northern-convergence-mystery-photo.html .
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