POTD: Canyon Life Cycle

Canyon Life Cycle
Cathedral Gorge, Nevada

I love the way this shot conveys in one still image the long process of erosion that formed (and continues to form) Cathedral  Gorge over time. starting with little drainage rivulets at the top that feed into larger gullies that feed in deep, narrow canyons widening into broader drainages separated by thin fins of earth that are then gradually worn down into comparatively featureless flat sloping surfaces at the bottom.

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