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Snapshots

  1. Lateral moraine formed by Fall River Glacier.

    Snapshot Title: Lateral moraine formed by Fall River Glacier.
    Taken by: David Kirschtel

    Image: Rocky Mountain National Park
    Image Owner: Sarah Sharpe



    Description:

    the ridge was formed by glacial debris from the Fall River glacier as it flowed down the valley



  2. Alluvial fan from Lawn Lake flood, 1982.

    Snapshot Title: Alluvial fan from Lawn Lake flood, 1982.
    Taken by: David Kirschtel

    Image: Rocky Mountain National Park
    Image Owner: Sarah Sharpe



    Description:

    On July 15, 1982 at 5:30 a.m. Lawn Lake broke through the terminal moraine that had held since the end of the last ice age, thousands of years ago. The release of 29 million gallons of water swept tre...



  3. meandering stream in the valley

    Snapshot Title: meandering stream in the valley
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Rocky Mountain National Park
    Image Owner: Sarah Sharpe



    Description:



  4. Tiny parking lot

    Snapshot Title: Tiny parking lot
    Taken by: Sarah Sharpe

    Image: Rocky Mountain National Park
    Image Owner: Sarah Sharpe



    Description:

    I didn't realize there were cars in the photo!