Alluvial fans, transition from the Himalayas to the Tibetan Plateau
by Jana Eichel, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany
Aerial view on the transition from the Himalayas to the Tibetan Plateau. Large alluvial fans are occuring where the rivers leave the steep terrain of the Himalayas and enter the Tibetan plateau. Photo taken during a flight from Kathmandu, Nepal to Chengdu, China, in late spring.
Jana Eichel (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)