Roaring River at Alluvial Fan, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado
This gentle looking scene on September 11, 2013, was about to change dramatically. Only hours later, the spot was inundated and covered with mud, boulders and other debris in one of the biggest floods in years. I visited again a year later, and the road remained closed and the alluvial fan was still buried. This is a scene that no longer exists, but something new will have taken its place there.
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