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Dipping foliation in phyllite of Precambrian Wilhite Formation makes for easy sliding of rock slabs towards highway, Tennessee. (171120-65)
Smoke and ash rises as a plume from agricultural field burning, Willamette Valley, Oregon. (MG_7225) soot, air pollution, agriculture
Open pit Gold Mine, Colorado (170523-96)
meandering stream, Wyoming showing tight meander bends –upper reaches of the Wind River. (170525-28).
Flood-control levee along Columbia River, Oregon. (170517-3)
Windmills at Altamont Pass, California (Res-61)
Bingham open-pit Copper Mine, Utah. Res-03
Aerial view of Open pit borate mine. Mine lies within the confines of Death Valley National Park, SE California. (Res-07)
Subsidence from groundwater withdrawal, North Las Vegas, Nevada. (G-22)
Seawall on Lake Ponchartrain, Louisiana. (En-23)
Built in the 1850s on dry land, Fort Proctor is now surrounded by water because of land loss and subsidence on the Mississippi River Delta (En-22)
Failed dam, Teton Dam, Idaho. En-15
Aerial view of Hoover Dam and edge of Lake Mead, Nevada-Arizona. (EN-02)
Flood damage on road, Kyrgyzstan. (Dep-46)
open pit mines and waste rock of Butte Montana, (City-01)
Aerial view of coastal erosion at headland, California (CE-28).
Landslide and damaged house, Oregon coast (CE-22)
Buildings destroyed by 2008 Earthquake in Old-town District of Wells, Nevada. (5D-4682)
Array of photovoltaic panels and sun, Mojave Desert California (5D-0373)
Aerial view of Bingham Copper Mine, Utah (5D-0070)
Earthquake-damaged home on cliff edge, Christchurch, New Zealand. The cliff failed during the 2010 Christchurch earthquakes. Note the basalt-filled channel exposed in the cliff face. (ID: 140127-28)
Narrow (about 1m thick) seam of anthracite coal within Cretaceous sandstone, central Utah. (090315-29)
Coal seam in Cretaceous rock, Utah. (090315-19)