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06_Review - at the foot of a mountain slope. They resemble...

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Maroon Bells • Snowmass Wilderness
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Quaking Aspen - Populus tremuloides
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Sentinel Pass - Lake Louise Banff National Park, Canada
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Helmcken Falls Wells Gray Provincial Park British Columbia, Canada
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Mono Lake Tufa - Calcareous and siliceous rock deposited by springs.
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Photograph : A. J. Russell - May 10, 1869 - Promontory Point, Utah The joining of the Central Pacific and the Union Pacific Railroads. Promontory Point Utah
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Bristlecone Pines Pinus longaeva The Oldest Trees
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Death Valley National Park
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Alluvial Fans are deposited by streams
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Unformatted text preview: at the foot of a mountain slope. They resemble deltas in origin, both are where the stream looses capacity to carry their load. Alluvial Fans Wind Direction Sand Dunes Note the gentle windward slop and the steeper slip face. The wind direction is from right to left. Wind-blown sand moves up the gentle slope to the brink. When the buildup of sand at the brink exceeds the angle of repose the sand grain slides down the steep face. The dune moves downwind....
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