Thursday, June 4, 2009

the flood giveth and the flood taketh away

Lots of soil was lost during the last flood but we gained more than we lost in the form of rocks, gravel and silt. This is our new beach:



Erosion uncovered an ancient and badly rusted digging device:



At the height of the flood, the river is brown with sediment. When the river's velocity drops and the sediment begins to clear, the water always turns a teal green colour before returning to its usual clear transparent state.

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