Grand Canyon elevation profiles


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Elevation profiles along the Colorado River, through the Grand Canyon, as simulated by WILSIM-GC, using default values for canyon evolution. Sudden changes in elevation along the profile show the location of the knickpoint. Note that the vertical and horizontal scales use different units, creating a vertical exaggeration of approximately 300:1.
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Uploaded: Oct30 15


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WILSIM-GC project team, led by Wei Luo, Northern Illinois University
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