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Snapshot: Peneplain

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Jerry Schoen
by Jerry Schoen on Nov 10, 2010
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The western horizon has a flat, but bisected look. This is a peneplain: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peneplain Will open in a new tab or window.
Ancient uplifting followed by erosion created the original plain. A 2nd round of uplifting, followed by more erosion, has eroded ravines into the plain, creating today's landscape.

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