Fans of the Alluvial Type

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http://alliance.la.asu.edu/gph211/syllabus/FinalExam/Choice1.mov Figure 1: A view of the Alluvial Fans origin point at the base of a horst http://pages.uoregon.edu/millerm/DVfan.jpeg Origin fan from its origin point. On the right of the figure, is an alluvial fan from an aerial perspective showing its range from origin to http://maps.unomaha.edu/maher/GEOL3300/week14/riftmech.jpeg ental extension and point 1 is the fault-blocking as a result. The fault-blocking is what we see today as the Black Mountains. igure 4: A steep mountain face can be seen. Note the semi-smooth face, indicative of a landslide. Steep rock face Fans of the Alluvial Type An Analysis of Alluvial Fans Julian Allen GPH 211: Landform Processes Ronald Dorn Final Question What sequence of events led to the landforms present in this image? In order to answer this completely be sure to cover (a) the nature of the earth materials (sediment and mountains that you see) and how they originally formed (think faulting and plate tectonics) ; in other words discuss origin of the materials that you see (b) faulting processes that have taken place to generate the landforms you see, (c) mass wasting processes (d) fluvial processes that have taken place to generate the landforms you see, and (e) an explanation for any particularly interesting other landforms you see [by explanation, explain the processes that you think led to the feature(s)] Introduction The Basin and Range region of the United States is characterized by its somewhat abrupt changes in geography and also because of its unique changes in elevation. A part of this interesting land is known as Death Valley, which serves also serves as the landscape for the 1
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depicted alluvial fan in Figure 1. At the base of the Black Mountains in Death Valley, this alluvial fan has stretched across a downhill slope. In order to answer the above questions, I will discuss what events led to the creation of the Black Mountains and alluvial fan, the materials of
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