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University of Washington

Samples from Catastrophic 2000 Flood

Caption: During a 2011 field trip, a regional assistant gathers samples from a deposit left by a catastrophic flood on the Yarlang-Tsangpo River in 2000.

Credit: Karl Lang/UW

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