Recent Armored Mudballs Associated with a Mudflow, Egan Range, Eastern Nevada: ABSTRACT

@inproceedings{McDowell1985RecentAM,
  title={Recent Armored Mudballs Associated with a Mudflow, Egan Range, Eastern Nevada: ABSTRACT},
  author={Ronald R. McDowell and Jay E. Valusek},
  year={1985}
}
Armored mudballs and boulders (AMBs) were observed in direct association with a mudflow produced by heavy snowmelt and rainfall in the spring of 1983. The mudflow was 0.8 km wide, about 2 km in length, and up to 23 cm in depth. The mudflow followed an ephemeral stream channel and moved downstream with force sufficient to bend over evergreen trees up to 90 cm tall. End_Page 285------------------------------ AMBs ranged from 5 to 90 cm in diameter and were spherical to ovoid with alternating… CONTINUE READING