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Title Sheet erosion
Date May 1942
Description Image shows an area of pasture land that is experiencing sheet erosion, the detachment of soil particles by raindrop impact and their removal down slope by water flowing overland as a sheet. Image taken by Daniel W. Levandowsky in May of 1942. Image taken at milepost 170 and station 285R, in section 1S of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Milepost 170
Parkway Milepost: 170.0
Latitude: 36.804553
Longitude: -80.362041
Creator Individual Daniel W. Levandowsky
Tags Erosion
Floyd County (Va.)
Levandowsky, Daniel
Rocky Knob (Va.)
Sheet erosion
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway