Something to ponder over coffee on a lazy Sunday: Where is this fractal drainage pattern located?
Leave your answers in the comments below, and we’ll see how long it takes for someone to get it right.
The image a screenshot of a satellite image, and it’s also part of a feature here at ImaGeo that will appear regularly: EarthArt. Google Earth is an amazing tool for exploring the world and finding images like this.
What are fractals? From the Fractal Foundation (who knew that such an organization even existed?):
A fractal is a never-ending pattern. Fractals are infinitely complex patterns that are self-similar across different scales.
Here’s an image of the same region captured from considerably lower — while I was flying on a commercial flight recently:
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