Sunday, September 27, 2009

Jewish cemetery

When they ran out of space, they would just add another layer of soil and bury more people above the former burials. Tombstones were moved up, not buried, when the level was raised -- hence the shark-teeth-like amassing of tombstones pictured here.

An interesting place to study erosion.

This post's theme word: yardang, "an elongated ridge formed by wind erosion, often resembling the keel of an upside down ship."

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