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Erosional regime, Red Rock Canyon, Dinosaur National Moument, Colorado, May ©2012 hopkins/neoscenes

Quote: Robert Frost, geohazards expert

2019-12-13 | Dr. John Hopkins

Not only sands and gravels
Were once more on their travels,
But gulping muddy gallons
Great boulders off their balance
Bumped heads together dully
And started down the gully.
Whole capes caked off in slices.
I felt my standpoint shaken
In the universal crisis.
But with one step backward taken
I saved myself from going.
A world torn loose went by me.
Then the rain stopped and the blowing,
And the sun came out to dry me.

One Step Backward Taken by Robert Frost

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