A composite of riverine meanders, ancient hydrological scars in the earth of California, Owens Valley, like glimpses of old Chinese landscape scrolls –
– taken from the satellites of TerraServer. Fossilized wakes and side-streams, eroding banks of fractal continents. Silt on silt. Everything ending in self-similarity.
Click-on to enlarge! Please!
Meanwhile, see Pruned's uploaded set of geological investigations from the lower Mississippi alluvial basin.