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BALANCING ROCK

On the way back from Madan Mahal, a fort build by Gond Raja Madan Shah, on a top of rocky hill in Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh one can see this rock formation.Madan Mahal fort in Jabalpur dominates the skyline and provides a panoramic view of the town and the country side around it.

One can see numerous rock formations around Madan Mahal but one which attracts attention at an exit if Madan Mahal at the mountain is ‘Balancing rock’ (pic @anil gulati). Balancing rock is an independent rock balancing over another rock, wikipedia calls it as an eroded volcanic rock formation.

Jabalpur, an ancient city in the central part of the state is located on the shores of river Narmada, and is known for famous Marble Rocks, but also has many other interesting sites including its unique topography. The city is surrounded by low, rocky, and barren hillocks and is a pleasure for many Geologist and Archeologists.

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