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Revelstoke Dam, British Columbia

This is a site description from the 2010 geoNatHaz field school. Revelstoke Dam impounds a reservoir 130 km long to Mica Dam, on the Columbia River. Each of the five generator units has a capacity to generate 460,750 kW, while … Continue reading

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Dual-Scale Weathering

The landscape of rounded boulders at Joshua Tree Park, California, are the legacy of weathered bedrock. As overlaying material is eroded away, the release in pressure leads to exfoliation — shedding the crust of weathered rock. On a much shorter … Continue reading

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