Alluvial Fan

Equipment Info
Canon Canon EOS 5D Mark II
4643856/1000000 sec. / ISO 100
State/Province/Region
Nevada
Nearest Area
Cathedral Gorge SP
Town
Panaca
Notes

EF 16-35mm @ 35mm; f/18 @ 1/25 sec, -1 EV, ISO 100

Description

Alluvial fans are usually created as flowing water interacts with mountains, hills, or the steep walls of canyons as here in Cathedral Gorge. The alluvial fan is the triangle-shaped deposit of gravel, sand, and even smaller pieces of sediment, such as silt.

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Date Added
December 15, 2020
Date Taken
December 14, 2020