Catastrophism

ca·tas·tro·phe / kəˈtastrəfē/ noun: an event causing great and often sudden damage or suffering; a disaster. “a national economic catastrophe” synonyms:     calamity, cataclysm, havoc, ruin, ruination, tragedy; More adversity, trouble, trial, tribulation “the flood of ’82 was the worst catastrophe in the town’s history” the denouement of a drama, especially a classical tragedy   CatastrophiaContinue reading “Catastrophism”

Slims River

So wow, river piracy recently happened. The Slims River’s water source (glacial meltwater) was cut off due to accelerated melting of the Kaskawulsh glacier, tipping the gradient in favor of the Kaskawulsh river that flows south into the Gulf of Alaska. [ I first got wind of it over on Art Bell’s website – midnightContinue reading “Slims River”