A monolith is a geological feature. It is a massive stone or rock.
Erosion usually causes the geological formations, which are often made of very hard and solid igneous or metamorphic rock.
In other words, a monolith is what's left after most of an original rock or mountain is worn away.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Regarding Uluru/Ayers Rock and earlier representations of it as the largest monolith: GA.gov.au, ABC.net.au, Wayoutback.com.au