Stream Cutting Snowy Scrublands

Stream Cutting Snowy Scrublands

The Canadian River, downstream from Ute Reservoir, has dissected the Great Plains scrublands over many millennia and carried particles of what once was caprock-clad Ogallala formation to the Louisiana coast.  This unusual aerial perspective catches a fine geomorphology laboratory frozen, both in time and in a blanket of fresh snow that the otherwise parched landscape sorely needed.

over San Jon NM (4 Jan 15) Looking NNE

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