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

Fig 5

Fig 5: (A) View of the effects of erosion at the main spillway. Middle to lower section of the concrete chute is missing or damaged and a deep canyon has been incised to the SE of the chute. Photo by D. Kolke, California Department of Water Resources, taken on February 27, 2017; (B) Channelized incision downstream of the emergency spillway, generated in approximately 1 day of outflow. Arrow points to person for scale. Photo by F. Low, California Department of Water Resources, taken on February 18, 2017.

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