The Stunning Beauty of Braided Rivers Tauheed Ahmad June 21, 2017 Nature 883 This can be easily called true nature’s masterpieces, as below Incredible photographs reveal the spectacular beauty of braided rivers that look like inky watercolor paintings. However, when you see aerial view it gives the scenarios with colorful paint dripping down them, breathtaking natural wonder of braided rivers. Therefore, the majestic colors occur when rivers continuously split into smaller channels, displaying the impression they have been braided. Moreover it tends to take place on steep slopes that have a massive supply of coarse-grained sediments. Once the river flow cut down, these sediments are deposited to form little temporary islands that disrupt the water flow. Furthermore, the wide blocks of water tend to be shallow, with enthralling patterns regularly created. Even though few of most incredible examples are Brahmaputra River in Tibet and Joekulgilkvísl in Iceland, which both snake their way through the mountains? Here’s the chance you can see some of best nature’s beautiful braided rivers. Moreover, as a result, braided rivers exist close to mountainous regions, particularly those with glaciers. Therefore, braided channels are also found in environments that affectedly decrease channel depth, and hereafter channel velocity, such as river deltas, alluvial fans and peneplains. Source: Dailymail The sunrises over the Sagavanirktok River in Alaska, with fog hanging over the split streams on the horizon The spectacular Joekulgilkvísl snakes its way through the Icelandic Highlands. The Rhyolite Mountains can be seen behind partially covered with snow The natural wonder can be found across the globe, pictured is the tidal plains near the Malaspina Glacier in Southeast Alaska The braided Tasman River flows from the glaciers of Mount Cook in New Zealand’s Southern Alps at Mount Cook National Park Silver braids of glacial silt are illuminated by the sun on the Canning River which traces the western boundary of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s coastal plain in the US Autumn colours perfectly accentuate the Eagle River in Chugach State Park, also in Alaska Erosion shapes the path of the Awatere River in Marlborough, New Zealand, creating beautiful patterns when captured from above From above it is clear to see the interweaving and braiding of the Cook River in West Coast South Island, New Zealand In the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge the Katakturuk River winds its way through the Sadlerochit Mountains One of Europe’s most impressive braided rivers is the Tagliamento which winds from the Alps to the Adriatic Sea at a point between Trieste and Venice Another Alaskan wonder is the Katmai Peninsula which looks like a vibrant painting when surrounded by the lush green landscape An aerial view of the Kvichak River with numerous split channels in Southwestern Alaska reflects the clouds above Also in the Icelandic Highlands is the Tungnaa River, which looks spellbinding from above with its ever-changing channels Originally posted 2016-03-03 22:21:41. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Related PostsThe Beauty of Kanas Lake, ChinaRussian Photographer Uncovers Greenland’s Hidden GemsGorgeous Paintings on Fallen Tree Logs Mirror Their Natural OriginsStunning Autumn Landscape of UKPolish Photographer Uses Drone Camera to Capture Breathtaking Iceland LandscapesGorgeous Watercolors Merge Nature with Chinese CalligraphyCamera Strapped To Soaring Eagle Provides Captivating Nature ViewAn Abandoned Fishing Village in Gouqi Island Slowly Taken Over by Nature Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.