Lavarand

Rather like the funky, fractal patterns that steadily and mesmerizingly evolve in a lava lamp, the bitumen patterns on the tailings ponds are in constant flux. The Muskeg River Mine is operated by Albian Sands Energy, a joint venture between Shell Canada, Marathon Oil Canada and Chevron Canada.

 

 

 

 

 

Beautiful Destruction, p. 262

Muskeg River Mine, Fort McKay, Alberta, Canada

Google Earth
+57° 13′ 13.69″, -111° 34′ 26.11″


Google Earth
+57° 13′ 13.69″, -111° 34′ 26.11″

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