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Snapshots

  1. Varves

    Snapshot Title: Varves
    Taken by: Jerry Schoen

    Image: Connecticut River Valley from North Hadley
    Image Owner: Jerry Schoen



    Description:

    Deposits made by glacial Lake Hitchcock. They can't really be seen in this picture, but some are found in this vicinity:
    www.flickr.com/photos/79718069@N00/5168102251/in/photostream Will open in a new tab or window/
    Others ha...



  2. Peneplain

    Snapshot Title: Peneplain
    Taken by: Jerry Schoen

    Image: Connecticut River Valley from North Hadley
    Image Owner: Jerry Schoen



    Description:

    The western horizon has a flat, but bisected look. This is a peneplain: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peneplain Will open in a new tab or window.
    Ancient uplifting followed by erosion created the original plain. A 2nd round of uplift...



  3. Gorgeous Trees

    Snapshot Title: Gorgeous Trees
    Taken by: Graham Radetsky

    Image: Connecticut River Valley from North Hadley
    Image Owner: Jerry Schoen



    Description:

    These trees are in there autumn prime



  4. Sharpest part of the image

    Snapshot Title: Sharpest part of the image
    Taken by: Graham Radetsky

    Image: Connecticut River Valley from North Hadley
    Image Owner: Jerry Schoen



    Description:

    very sharp this has no motion blur and is almost in perfect focus



  5. Lake Warner

    Snapshot Title: Lake Warner
    Taken by: Jerry Schoen

    Image: Connecticut River Valley from North Hadley
    Image Owner: Jerry Schoen



    Description:

    This is just a small portion of Lake Warner, which extends both east and west from this location. Other parts of the lake can be seen behind trees to the left.



  6. Connecticut River

    Snapshot Title: Connecticut River
    Taken by: Jerry Schoen

    Image: Connecticut River Valley from North Hadley
    Image Owner: Jerry Schoen



    Description:

    This stretch of the river is just south of the Route 116 (Sunderland) bridge. A popular float of several hours can be taken between the Route 116 and Route 9 (Northampton) bridges. River access poin...



  7. Mount Sugarloaf

    Snapshot Title: Mount Sugarloaf
    Taken by: Jerry Schoen

    Image: Connecticut River Valley from North Hadley
    Image Owner: Jerry Schoen



    Description:

    This is part of the Pocumtuck Ridge, formed 200 million years ago by basaltic flows and subsequent tilting and erosion. For a closer look:
    www.gigapan.org/gigapans/60518/
    Although it appears ...