Digital elevation models (DEM's) are used as a framework over which fractal landscapes are placed using Bryce software. End products include photo-realistic recreations of past geologic enviroments.
Pre-dawn scene of Pleistocene Lake Manly. The remnant wave-cut features that surround present-day Death Valley were used to determine approximate lake depth. View southeast from a virtual point above Mesquite Flat.
A glacier flowed down an ancestral valley about a million years ago and sliced a dome-shaped mountain in half forming the most recognized feature in Yosemite Valley, Half Dome.
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