LUCERNE DRY LAKE AND THE TYPES OF LAKE BED SURFACES

THE FOLLOWING IMAGES ARE ALL FROM WALTER FELLER'S "DIGITAL-DESERT" WEBSITE
circa 1998

Image credit: all images by Walter Fellerę1995



Looking north from south end

Top layer is eroded by deflation

Deposits on resurfaced beds are hummocky

Looking west

Flat, even, yet dessicated surface

Evaporites form fluffy clay with hard crust


Previous Update: June 22, 1999

Last Updated: October 10, 2010