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believeItMFRZZZ

Camping out in the Alai Valley. My tent is lower right.

 

Sediments coming off the Pamir (snowy left) are burying the older Tian Shan (right side foreground). Before long (10,000 years at ~14mm/yr?), this rock peninsula will be underground.

 

* rate comes from Reiger et al., 2001.

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Uploaded on May 8, 2008