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How do People Drown in the Desert? August 13, 2013

Posted by Retired Geezer in Ducks, Gardening.
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I’ve lived in the desert all my life and I’ve never seen anything like this.

Hat tip to my red-headed friend-from-childhood, David.
He lives in the desert also.

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1. Retired Geezer - August 13, 2013

I understand that this came through southern Utah, near St. George.

2. thirdnews - August 13, 2013

Really cool! The debry appears to roll under itself it a sand belt pattern -I’d be interested in understanding this further -I wonder if anyone has thought to geotag to study this movement

3. geoff - August 13, 2013

It’s just a drag phenomenon. The debris increases the effective viscosity of the flow, so the increased drag at the solid/liquid interface of the desert floor slows the bottom flow so that the upper flow overtakes it. Until it becomes the bottom flow.

thirdnews - August 13, 2013

Are you telling me that I should have paid attention in science class? When the hell was I going to put on my makeup then?šŸ˜‰

4. thirdnews - August 18, 2013

In future, you need to break it up, in at least 2 places -preferably attaching the numbers in sentences124 – like that!

I promise not to stalk you TšŸ˜‰


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