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Callan Bentley's Snapshots

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  1. Bedding with foliation overprint

    Snapshot Title: Bedding with foliation overprint
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Limy slate
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    This sample is metasedimentary: the horizontal bedding is original layers of sediment, while the diagonal planes are a later addition: metamorphic foliation.



  2. garnet porphyroblast

    Snapshot Title: garnet porphyroblast
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Garnet Schist
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

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  3. Feldspar

    Snapshot Title: Feldspar
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Beartooth Andesite
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    with cleavage and zonation



  4. Nice warm day?

    Snapshot Title: Nice warm day?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Railroad Cut Linden, VA
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    :)



  5. Lots of dendrites nucleate on the edge

    Snapshot Title: Lots of dendrites nucleate on the edge
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pyrolusite dendrites on a limestone joint surface
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    of the sample.



  6. Lovely branching dendrites

    Snapshot Title: Lovely branching dendrites
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pyrolusite dendrites on a limestone joint surface
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

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  7. Dendrite fan with red lint thread!

    Snapshot Title: Dendrite fan with red lint thread!
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pyrolusite dendrites on a limestone joint surface
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

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  8. Dendrite fan

    Snapshot Title: Dendrite fan
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pyrolusite dendrites on a limestone joint surface
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Awesome!



  9. Conchoidal fracture in quartz

    Snapshot Title: Conchoidal fracture in quartz
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Test Gigamacro #2
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    little "clamshell" ribs



  10. People at the pass

    Snapshot Title: People at the pass
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Volcan Xinantecatl
    Image Owner: Pino Carrola



    Description:

    Peregrineros crossing the saddle?



  11. Stromatolite!

    Snapshot Title: Stromatolite!
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: SharkBay1
    Image Owner: Ariel Anbar



    Description:

    Awesome. So jealous you are there in person!



  12. Gull Island

    Snapshot Title: Gull Island
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Homer Spit
    Image Owner: Alan Sharp



    Description:

    breeding site for seabirds of several species.



  13. Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies

    Snapshot Title: Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Homer Spit
    Image Owner: Alan Sharp



    Description:

    headquarters building.



  14. Mandibles

    Snapshot Title: Mandibles
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Cerambycidae 4
    Image Owner: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum



    Description:

    Yikes



  15. Student for scale

    Snapshot Title: Student for scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Anticline / syncline pair, new New Route 55, west of Moorfield, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Running over to get into place.



  16. Nonconformity

    Snapshot Title: Nonconformity
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Painted Wall, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Colorado
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Overlying the Precambrian crystalline "basement" rocks, Early Jurassic Entrada Sandstone lies, with lots of time missing between the two rock units.



  17. Pied crow

    Snapshot Title: Pied crow
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    in flight



  18. White oak

    Snapshot Title: White oak
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fall foliage on the campus of Northern Virginia Community College
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    if I'm not mistaken (Quercus alba)



  19. A bit of history.

    Snapshot Title: A bit of history.
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fall foliage on the campus of Northern Virginia Community College
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Old brick walls from the country estate that used to be here on the land where our College is now.



  20. CG Building

    Snapshot Title: CG Building
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fall foliage on the campus of Northern Virginia Community College
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Also known as the Godwin Building.



  21. Crow

    Snapshot Title: Crow
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fall foliage on the campus of Northern Virginia Community College
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

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  22. Crow

    Snapshot Title: Crow
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fall foliage on the campus of Northern Virginia Community College
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

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  23. Thomas Jefferson

    Snapshot Title: Thomas Jefferson
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Washington DC vista from Arlington
    Image Owner: jim Trotter



    Description:

    There he is (in shadow)



  24. A crack

    Snapshot Title: A crack
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Washington DC vista from Arlington
    Image Owner: jim Trotter



    Description:

    Wow - I think I actually see one of the cracks - at lower right? Then again, it could just be a piece of dust on the lens. Seems to be a bit of that here... :)



  25. Old Post Office Pavilion

    Snapshot Title: Old Post Office Pavilion
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Washington DC vista from Arlington
    Image Owner: jim Trotter



    Description:

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  26. Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

    Snapshot Title: Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Washington DC vista from Arlington
    Image Owner: jim Trotter



    Description:

    Catholic University's over here too.



  27. Tourists

    Snapshot Title: Tourists
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Washington DC vista from Arlington
    Image Owner: jim Trotter



    Description:

    Doubledecker open roofed bus



  28. Jefferson Junior High School

    Snapshot Title: Jefferson Junior High School
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Washington DC vista from Arlington
    Image Owner: jim Trotter



    Description:

    On 9/11, I watched the Pentagon burning from the roof of this building.



  29. Gigapans get made here

    Snapshot Title: Gigapans get made here
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Solution seam sample, take II
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  30. Rock saw blade

    Snapshot Title: Rock saw blade
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Solution seam sample, take II
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    See how sharp it is? :)



  31. Solution seams

    Snapshot Title: Solution seams
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Solution seam sample, take II
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    The motivation for the image...



  32. This is where we make the gigapans...

    Snapshot Title: This is where we make the gigapans...
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: An attempt at shooting a macro-ish gigapan of a rock sample
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

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  33. Pretty nice view of the air/water holes on the rock saw, though.

    Snapshot Title: Pretty nice view of the air/water holes on the rock saw, though.
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: An attempt at shooting a macro-ish gigapan of a rock sample
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

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  34. Solution seam interrupts bedding

    Snapshot Title: Solution seam interrupts bedding
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: An attempt at shooting a macro-ish gigapan of a rock sample
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    This is why I shot this miserable wreck of a gigapan. I need a macro-gigapan rig!



  35. Tree stump

    Snapshot Title: Tree stump
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Upper beaver medows in snow
    Image Owner: mkuss15



    Description:

    with snow on top



  36. Bedding/cleavage relationships

    Snapshot Title: Bedding/cleavage relationships
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: West Lobe Quarry West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    These beds are right-side-up.



  37. Carrier of geometry

    Snapshot Title: Carrier of geometry
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: 360 view of Salt Lake City from the deck of the new Utah Museum of Natural History
    Image Owner: Tim Brown



    Description:

    "Where do you want these parallelograms, sir?"



  38. Outstanding

    Snapshot Title: Outstanding
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Moraine park 2 fall 2011
    Image Owner: mkuss15



    Description:

    in their field



  39. bags full of beer bottles

    Snapshot Title: bags full of beer bottles
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry, old route 55, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Some serious drinking in evidence here



  40. Fold hinge

    Snapshot Title: Fold hinge
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry, old route 55, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    strata curve around



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