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Images Illustrating Principles of Geomorphology
This website houses a vast collection of photographs which illustrate earth surface processes. The photos are grouped into categories: 'Alluvial Plain Deposits and Human Transformations of Land Surfaces', 'Dunes', 'Coastal Zones and Volcanoes', 'Glaciers and Valleys', 'Desert Pavement/Varnish and Weathering Features', 'Flood Deposits', 'Coasts and Rain', 'More Coasts', 'Tidal Flats and Miscellaneous', 'Erosion and Rivers', 'Faults, Glaciers, Volcanoes', and 'Miscellaneous Additions'. Each photo is labeled with a location and date. A link is provided to the Geo-Images Project, which houses many other geoscience photo collections.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Photograph
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
All photographs are copyright by the respective photographers. The Geo-Images site is copyright by the Regents of the University of California. Unauthorized use of images is strictly prohibited and may result in legal action. The purpose of the Geo-Images Project is to make these images widely available, primarily by publishing them on this website. It is recognized that there are other, more specialized, educational uses that may require using them in other contexts. These include class and individual websites, and inclusion in term papers. Permission to use these images is generally granted if the purpose is both educational and non-profit. To obtain permission please contact either the project director or the author of the relevant chapter. If permission is granted please be careful to correctly credit the photographer and the Geo-Images Project, Department of Geography, University of California, Berkeley.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-000-779
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'The Geo-Images Project'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Dr Lisa Wells
Vanderbilt University

Contributor: Tenara Blood
University of California, Department of Geography