Sculpted by Erosion – Ladakh Photographs.

Awestruck?


Looks like weathering and erosion are trying very hard to undo the work of the the tectonic forces πŸ™‚

And creating amazing sculptures in the process πŸ™‚

The highest rate of uplift (nearly 10 mm/year at Nanga Parbat), and among the highest erosion rates at 2–12 mm/y!! [Read more]

Flattening a mountain?

A closer look…

CastlesΒ  or Hutments?

Did these remind you ofΒ  these?

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26 thoughts on “Sculpted by Erosion – Ladakh Photographs.

  1. Wow, this is a totally different side of Ladakh am seeing.. most of the others who’ve been there shared pics of the roads, the lakes and the skies!!

    The sharp creations look like ruins of sorts.. are they? Hope to visit one day!

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  2. Beautiful pics… These remotely reminded me of the caverns we visited last month. I have been meaning to write about it ever since we came back. Needless to say, it remains a draft to date… 😦

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