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  1. Missed call

    Snapshot Title: Missed call
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Fisher Building, Detroit
    Image Owner: Diane Weiss



    Description:

    hello?



  2. Flowers Barrow

    Snapshot Title: Flowers Barrow
    Taken by: richard edmonds

    Image: Bacon Hole, Mupe Rocks and Worbarrow Bay
    Image Owner: richard edmonds



    Description:

    An ancient hill fort.



  3. St Aldhelm's Head

    Snapshot Title: St Aldhelm's Head
    Taken by: richard edmonds

    Image: Bacon Hole, Mupe Rocks and Worbarrow Bay
    Image Owner: richard edmonds



    Description:

    St Aldhelm's Head is formed from Kimmeridge Clay, (below) capped by Portland Limestone.



  4. Kimmeridge Bay

    Snapshot Title: Kimmeridge Bay
    Taken by: richard edmonds

    Image: Bacon Hole, Mupe Rocks and Worbarrow Bay
    Image Owner: richard edmonds



    Description:

    Older rocks, the Kimmeridge Clay, rise up out of the sea below Gad Cliff, where they are caught up in the Purbeck Monocline but further south, the rocks level off to form the cliffs around Kimmeridge.



  5. Worbarrow Tout and Gad Cliff

    Snapshot Title: Worbarrow Tout and Gad Cliff
    Taken by: richard edmonds

    Image: Bacon Hole, Mupe Rocks and Worbarrow Bay
    Image Owner: richard edmonds



    Description:

    The harder Portland Limestone and Purbeck Beds form the striking cliffs. The rocks are also caught up in a huge fold, the Purbeck Monocline, with the result that they dip steeply to the north.



  6. Wealden Beds - Worbarrow Bay

    Snapshot Title: Wealden Beds - Worbarrow Bay
    Taken by: richard edmonds

    Image: Bacon Hole, Mupe Rocks and Worbarrow Bay
    Image Owner: richard edmonds



    Description:

    The Wealden Beds become much thicker towards the east and this section at Worbarrow Bay is one of the finest along the coast. The relationship between these softer rocks and the valley behind is very ...



  7. Strange place for a lighthouse

    Snapshot Title: Strange place for a lighthouse
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Sheraton New Orleans, South
    Image Owner: Miriam Anna Goldberg



    Description:

    landlocked



  8. Cool roof sculpture

    Snapshot Title: Cool roof sculpture
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Sheraton New Orleans, South
    Image Owner: Miriam Anna Goldberg



    Description:

    .



  9. The Chalk

    Snapshot Title: The Chalk
    Taken by: richard edmonds

    Image: Bacon Hole, Mupe Rocks and Worbarrow Bay
    Image Owner: richard edmonds



    Description:

    The Chalk was deposited in a deep sea and consists of virtually nothing more then countless billions of microscopic plant remains called coccoliths.



  10. Wealden Beds

    Snapshot Title: Wealden Beds
    Taken by: richard edmonds

    Image: Bacon Hole, Mupe Rocks and Worbarrow Bay
    Image Owner: richard edmonds



    Description:

    A thick sequence of clays and sandstones that were deposited in braided rivers, lakes and lagoons. Being softer, these rocks form a valley across Purbeck.



  11. Middle and Upper Purbeck Beds

    Snapshot Title: Middle and Upper Purbeck Beds
    Taken by: richard edmonds

    Image: Bacon Hole, Mupe Rocks and Worbarrow Bay
    Image Owner: richard edmonds



    Description:

    The Purbeck beds are a complex and varied sequence of limestones and clays mostly of which were deposited in a lagoon.



  12. The Jurassic - Cretaceous boundary

    Snapshot Title: The Jurassic - Cretaceous boundary
    Taken by: richard edmonds

    Image: Bacon Hole, Mupe Rocks and Worbarrow Bay
    Image Owner: richard edmonds



    Description:

    The Jurassic - Cretaceous boundary lies somewhere in the strata below the beach. This section of the Lower Purbeck Beds are composed of clays.



  13. The Broken Beds

    Snapshot Title: The Broken Beds
    Taken by: richard edmonds

    Image: Bacon Hole, Mupe Rocks and Worbarrow Bay
    Image Owner: richard edmonds



    Description:

    Thin bands of limestone that are broken and jumbled up. These rocks formed in a lagoon. Evaporation led to the formation of evaporite minerals such as salt. Later these have been dissolved away and th...



  14. The fossil forest

    Snapshot Title: The fossil forest
    Taken by: richard edmonds

    Image: Bacon Hole, Mupe Rocks and Worbarrow Bay
    Image Owner: richard edmonds



    Description:

    The half dough-nut shapped object is half a tree burr within the fossil forest. The trees became fossilised when water levels rose and drowned the forest. Thick mats of sticky algae grew around the ba...



  15. Great Dirt Bed

    Snapshot Title: Great Dirt Bed
    Taken by: richard edmonds

    Image: Bacon Hole, Mupe Rocks and Worbarrow Bay
    Image Owner: richard edmonds



    Description:

    The thin dark ledge is a layer of fossil soil a little under 145 million years old. The sea has washed it away to create an under hanging ledge.



  16. Dave and Janette

    Snapshot Title: Dave and Janette
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Kalalau Valley
    Image Owner: Robert Nagao



    Description:

    GigaPan tourists?



  17. The Top Cap - basal Purbeck Beds

    Snapshot Title: The Top Cap - basal Purbeck Beds
    Taken by: richard edmonds

    Image: Bacon Hole, Mupe Rocks and Worbarrow Bay
    Image Owner: richard edmonds



    Description:

    The base of the Purbeck Beds is marked by a hard algal limestone that formed in a swamp or lagoon.



  18. Portland Limestone

    Snapshot Title: Portland Limestone
    Taken by: richard edmonds

    Image: Bacon Hole, Mupe Rocks and Worbarrow Bay
    Image Owner: richard edmonds



    Description:

    The Portland Limestone was deposited in a shallow sea about 145 million years ago.



  19. Picking up the scent

    Snapshot Title: Picking up the scent
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: The Reichstagsgebäude
    Image Owner: Ole



    Description:

    .



  20. EJECT!

    Snapshot Title: EJECT!
    Taken by: Marc Buma

    Image: Aerocartoons II, exhibition at the Militaire Luchtvaart Museum, Soesterberg
    Image Owner: Marc Buma



    Description:

    -



  21. Did he object to being photographed?

    Snapshot Title: Did he object to being photographed?
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Summer Beaches (1) - Atlantic Ocean
    Image Owner: miao



    Description:

    ?



  22. Playing

    Snapshot Title: Playing
    Taken by: Tom Nelson

    Image: Summer Beaches (1) - Atlantic Ocean
    Image Owner: miao



    Description:

    with his daughter



  23. Phare de La Garoupe

    Snapshot Title: Phare de La Garoupe
    Taken by: Francis Katz

    Image: Port de La Salis, Antibes
    Image Owner: Francis Katz



    Description:

    La Garoupe Lighthouse



  24. Sunglass

    Snapshot Title: Sunglass
    Taken by: Suk Choo Kim

    Image: Long Beach Harbor, California
    Image Owner: Suk Choo Kim



    Description:

    $10



  25. ITS

    Snapshot Title: ITS
    Taken by: Suk Choo Kim

    Image: Long Beach Harbor, California
    Image Owner: Suk Choo Kim



    Description:

    large crane



  26. Gasthof Kammleben

    Snapshot Title: Gasthof Kammleben
    Taken by: Yves Lange

    Image: Hirzer
    Image Owner: Yves Lange



    Description:

    Gasthof Kammleben



  27. Hirzer Bergstation

    Snapshot Title: Hirzer Bergstation
    Taken by: Yves Lange

    Image: Hirzer
    Image Owner: Yves Lange



    Description:

    Hirzer Bergstation



  28. A Bird

    Snapshot Title: A Bird
    Taken by: Suk Choo Kim

    Image: Long Beach Harbor, California
    Image Owner: Suk Choo Kim



    Description:

    .



  29. Pentagram insignia

    Snapshot Title: Pentagram insignia
    Taken by: Phoenix

    Image: College Graduates Bookcase
    Image Owner: Jan Hardenbergh



    Description:

    Member of the Wiccan Army, perhaps?



  30. Elven brooch?

    Snapshot Title: Elven brooch?
    Taken by: Phoenix

    Image: College Graduates Bookcase
    Image Owner: Jan Hardenbergh



    Description:

    uh-oh



  31. happy new year

    Snapshot Title: happy new year
    Taken by: Phoenix

    Image: College Graduates Bookcase
    Image Owner: Jan Hardenbergh



    Description:

    .



  32. Granite?

    Snapshot Title: Granite?
    Taken by: C Lloyd

    Image: Caerlaverock Castle, Dumfries, Scotland
    Image Owner: Calvin Schrotenboer



    Description:

    That is some tough stone to look so good after this time, doesn't look over restored.



  33. You can never have too many...

    Snapshot Title: You can never have too many...
    Taken by: Phoenix

    Image: College Graduates Bookcase
    Image Owner: Jan Hardenbergh



    Description:

    frisbees.



  34. Ernie #2

    Snapshot Title: Ernie #2
    Taken by: Phoenix

    Image: College Graduates Bookcase
    Image Owner: Jan Hardenbergh



    Description:

    So, what's the story?
    And what happened to Bert?



  35. Ernie #1

    Snapshot Title: Ernie #1
    Taken by: Phoenix

    Image: College Graduates Bookcase
    Image Owner: Jan Hardenbergh



    Description:

    OK, there must be a story here...



  36. Emergency

    Snapshot Title: Emergency
    Taken by: Bob Holmberg

    Image: siggraph studio 360 (tuesday)
    Image Owner: mj knelly



    Description:

    In Event of Emergency,... The angry fire-blob is coming to zap you.



  37. Is that a dog?

    Snapshot Title: Is that a dog?
    Taken by: Phoenix

    Image: 375-379 Greenwich St - Robert De Niro's block in Tribeca, New York City
    Image Owner: Michael Hussey



    Description:

    Is that dog about to water that planter?



  38. performer

    Snapshot Title: performer
    Taken by: Bob Holmberg

    Image: siggraph studio 360 (tuesday)
    Image Owner: mj knelly



    Description:

    A tiny motion capture dude tossing up a light show overhead. Pretty good he only dropped a few on the floor.



  39. a suicidal a/c

    Snapshot Title: a suicidal a/c
    Taken by: Phoenix

    Image: 375-379 Greenwich St - Robert De Niro's block in Tribeca, New York City
    Image Owner: Michael Hussey



    Description:

    saved only by the fire escape



  40. oops

    Snapshot Title: oops
    Taken by: Phoenix

    Image: 375-379 Greenwich St - Robert De Niro's block in Tribeca, New York City
    Image Owner: Michael Hussey



    Description:

    shoulder lost in a tragic stitching accident



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