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Talus Flows in Yosemite Valley

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Through breaks in the trees, talus deposits may be seen along the valley walls of Yosemite Valley. Talus deposits, also known as scree, are collections of broken rock fragments that have accumulated over time as rock weathers and breaks off from the cliffs above. This process can occur via various mechanisms, including ice, topographic stress, and plants.


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