Страж Пустоши (Badlands Guardian): различия между версиями

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The '''BadlandsСтраж GuardianПустоши''' (alsoтакже knownизвестный asкак "IndianГолова HeadИндейца") is- aнаименование, [[Geomorphology|geomorphological]]данное featureсеверо-американскими locatedСМИ nearгеоформации, находящейся недалеко от городка [[Medicine Hat]] на самом юго-востоке канадской провинции Альберта. in the south east corner of [[Alberta]], [[Canada]]. Viewed from the air, the feature bears a strong [[Pareidolia|resemblance]] to a human head wearing a full [[Native Americans in the United States|native American]] [[headdress]], facing directly westward. Because of additional man-made structures, it also appears to be wearing [[earphones]].<ref name="Sydney Morning Herald">[http://www.smh.com.au/news/web/grans-canyon-sensation/2006/11/13/1163266420400.html Sydney Morning Herald] Article by Stephen Hutcheon: "Gran's canyon is a net sensation" November 13, 2006</ref><ref name="Stross2008">{{cite book|author=Randall Stross|title=Planet Google: One Company's Audacious Plan to Organize Everything We Know|url=http://books.google.com/books?id=EcrOOIUvl9YC&pg=PA142|accessdate=6 September 2013|date=23 September 2008|publisher=Free Press|isbn=978-1-4165-8047-8|pages=142|quote=The Badlands Guardian, for example, a natural geologic formation near Alberta, Canada, was often visited by online aviators. It resembles a human head, wearing Native American headdress—and also appears to be naturally adorned with ...}}</ref> The apparent earphones are a road and an [[oil well]], which were installed recently and are expected to disappear once the project is abandoned.<ref name=Global/> Its scale is much larger than the figures of [[Mount Rushmore]].<ref name="Stross2008"/>
The head is a [[Drainage|drainage feature]] created through [[erosion]] of soft, [[clay]]-rich soil by the action of [[wind]] and [[water]].<ref name="Sydney Morning Herald"/><ref name="AIH">[http://www.cbc.ca/asithappens/features/2006/alberta_rock_sculpture_20061026.html CBC Radio]: As It Happens "Alberta's Aztec Rocker?" (Includes taped interview with geology professor Dr. Froese)</ref>