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Although this landscape has only just been created, there is nothing new about it. In fact, this is a numerical model of the ecosystem of the Bright Angel Trail, a hiking path located in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona (US). Using the underlying terrain, as well as environmental and biological data, the system deployed here can reconstruct a landscape by automatically selecting various plant and animal species and placing them in the most suitable location. The different plants are grouped…

Birth of a canyon

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