Geomorphology is the is the scientific study of landforms and the processes that shape them. My teacher, Menahem Marcus called it פיסול הנוף, the sculpting of the landscape by surface processes that comprise the action of water, wind, ice, fire, and living things on the surface of the Earth. This photo of a natural pool in Wadi Qelt, itself a stream bed sculpted by the action of water, has been sculpted into an interesting shape.
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The technical details – the photo was taken with a Nikon point and shoot camera in October (ISO 100, 8mm, F2.8 at 1/50 sec).
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