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Friday Field Foto #67: Alluvial fans in Death Valley

October 10, 2008

This week’s Friday Field Foto is of some coalescing alluvial fans on the west side of Death Valley, California.

Alluvial fans, Death Valley, CA ()

Alluvial fans, Death Valley, CA (© 2008 clasticdetritus.com)

This one is a photomosaic so you’ll definitely want to click on it to see the bigger version. Below is another image zoomed in.

Alluvial fan, Death Valley, CA (© 2008 clasticdetritus.com)

Alluvial fan, Death Valley, CA (© 2008 clasticdetritus.com)

Happy Friday!

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7 Comments leave one →
  1. October 10, 2008 8:05 am

    Love me some alluvial fans! Nice pics

  2. October 14, 2008 6:50 pm

    I see you are a fan fan.

  3. October 14, 2008 9:29 pm

    I am a fan fan … all kinds of fans.

  4. October 16, 2008 9:09 am

    in the first photo there’s a convergence between two fans, technically its a Bajada, not an allivual fan.

    *nitpicks*

    sorry.

  5. October 20, 2008 7:05 pm

    Joe … well, since we’re pickin’ nits … you spelled ‘alluvial’ wrong. Zing! Sorry.

  6. October 24, 2008 9:21 am

    I was drunk when I wrote that….sorry. geology + beerz = glory

  7. October 24, 2008 9:23 am

    Ha! … hopefully you didn’t fire off any e-mails to ex-girlfriends or bosses while in that state.

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