Rapid Bedrock Incision by Water Stream Outburst: The Case of the Oroville Dam (California, USA)

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Fig 3: (A) Map view sketch of water flows at the Oroville Dam on February 12, 2017. An exceptionally high lake level triggered overflow at the emergency spillway. Image by Shannon1, available at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oroville_Dam_crisis#/media/File:OROVILLE_DAM_4.svg (CC BY-SA 4.0); (B) View of overflow at the emergency spillway and incipient erosion of soil cover and bedrock downstream of the weir. Photo by K. M. Grow, California Department of Water Resources, taken on February 12, 2017.

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