30 May 2016

Scenes from a cut bank

Posted by Callan

My family and I went canoeing this weekend, and one of the more photogenic things we saw on the river was this fine cut bank:

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The bank is being actively undercut by the river, as evidenced by the overhanging soil + grass carpet, the slump scarps at the bottom (showing fresh, wet soil), and the bare tree roots that hang out like orange cables:

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I also shot a little video as we drifted by, if you want the full experience: