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Brett Engstrom's Snapshots

  1. Rusted tin can

    Snapshot Title: Rusted tin can
    Taken by: Brett Engstrom

    Image: Kihal Main Outcrop
    Image Owner: Nathan Craig



    Description:

    Nathan: was trying to find some signs of life in this gigapan, and came up with only this human artifact. Are there any plants on the brow of the outcrop?
    Brett from Vermont



  2. red oak (Quercus rubra)

    Snapshot Title: red oak (Quercus rubra)
    Taken by: Brett Engstrom

    Image: Marshfield Cliffs
    Image Owner: Brett Engstrom



    Description:

    Though planted in people's yards, native red oak is rare in Marshfield, VT. Marshfield Cliffs is one of the few places in town where it grows naturally.



  3. eroded dike chasm

    Snapshot Title: eroded dike chasm
    Taken by: Brett Engstrom

    Image: Marshfield Cliffs
    Image Owner: Brett Engstrom



    Description:

    Behind this butress with the black stain is a lamprophyre dike that has been eroded thereby leaving a narrow chasm. The colluvial soil below the dike is the only place in Marshfield where early saxi...



  4. scarlet oak

    Snapshot Title: scarlet oak
    Taken by: Brett Engstrom

    Image: Tree canopies from Panther Hollow Bridge
    Image Owner: Brett Engstrom



    Description:

    I want to call this scarlet oak (Quercus coccinea) based on the deep sinuses and red color. But it could be pin oak (Quercus palustris). Both occur in the area, the former in drier sites while the la...



  5. sycamore fruit

    Snapshot Title: sycamore fruit
    Taken by: Brett Engstrom

    Image: Tree canopies from Panther Hollow Bridge
    Image Owner: Brett Engstrom



    Description:

    Sycamore (Platanus occidentalis) fruit are hanging down from upper branches. Note white spotted bark of leader.



  6. red oak canopy

    Snapshot Title: red oak canopy
    Taken by: Brett Engstrom

    Image: Tree canopies from Panther Hollow Bridge
    Image Owner: Brett Engstrom



    Description:

    Brownish, orangish, yellowish red oak (Quercus rubra) canopy in late autumn.



  7. white oak

    Snapshot Title: white oak
    Taken by: Brett Engstrom

    Image: Tree canopies from Panther Hollow Bridge
    Image Owner: Brett Engstrom



    Description:

    Note purplish-reddish-pinkish color of late autumn white oak (Quercus alba) canopy.