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Callan Bentley's Snapshots

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  1. BIG MIKE

    Snapshot Title: BIG MIKE
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Big Mike Tyrannosaurus rex Museum of the Rockies
    Image Owner: Candace Kairies Beatty



    Description:

    Description



  2. Suburban

    Snapshot Title: Suburban
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Sheridan College dinosaur quarry
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Sheridan College geology rig



  3. Wedding ring!

    Snapshot Title: Wedding ring!
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Sheridan College dinosaur quarry
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Shiny... My precious...



  4. Eastern edge of the Bighorns

    Snapshot Title: Eastern edge of the Bighorns
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Sheridan College dinosaur quarry
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Outcrops of Madison Limestone define the ridge front.



  5. Distant pediment

    Snapshot Title: Distant pediment
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Sheridan College dinosaur quarry
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Ancient erosional surface...



  6. Muddy Sandstone

    Snapshot Title: Muddy Sandstone
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Sheridan College dinosaur quarry
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Between shale strata of Thermopolis and Mowry.



  7. Thermopolis shale

    Snapshot Title: Thermopolis shale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Sheridan College dinosaur quarry
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Cretaceous



  8. Cloverly Formation

    Snapshot Title: Cloverly Formation
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Sheridan College dinosaur quarry
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    sandstone



  9. Cross-beds

    Snapshot Title: Cross-beds
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Sheridan College dinosaur quarry
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Nicely weathered out.



  10. Mr. E. coli

    Snapshot Title: Mr. E. coli
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Sheridan College dinosaur quarry
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Bids you welcome to the Jurassic!



  11. Rob Milne

    Snapshot Title: Rob Milne
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Sheridan College dinosaur quarry
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Chemistry professor at Sheridan College



  12. Leader of the pack

    Snapshot Title: Leader of the pack
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Sheridan College dinosaur quarry
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Tom Johannesmeyer of Sheridan College leads the group, demonstrating first hand how to dig into the outcrop. Gigapanner Callan Bentley checks maps on the right, and one of workshop participant Robert'...



  13. Name of the game

    Snapshot Title: Name of the game
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: JOIDES Resolution - Caracas Bay
    Image Owner: John Van Hoesen



    Description:

    JOIDES Resolution



  14. Poot Peak

    Snapshot Title: Poot Peak
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Partial panoramic of Bishop's Beach in Homer Alaska
    Image Owner: Kip Granson



    Description:

    Old "Chocolate Drop"!



  15. Waterfall from a cave!

    Snapshot Title: Waterfall from a cave!
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Boulder River, Natural Bridge Falls, Montana
    Image Owner: Mike Plautz



    Description:

    A more pure definition of awesome cannot be had.



  16. A little cave

    Snapshot Title: A little cave
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Swift Dam, Montana
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    I didn't even notice this when I was shooting the gigapan; I guess that's the beauty of this medium, eh?



  17. Madison Limestone

    Snapshot Title: Madison Limestone
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Outcrop of upturned Paleozoic strata on Highway 16
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Mississippian carbonate, another ridge former in the Rockies.



  18. Bighorn Dolostone

    Snapshot Title: Bighorn Dolostone
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Outcrop of upturned Paleozoic strata on Highway 16
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Ordovician in age; weathers positively and is a major ridge former in these parts.



  19. Flat pebble conglomerate

    Snapshot Title: Flat pebble conglomerate
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Outcrop of upturned Paleozoic strata on Highway 16
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Rip-up clasts, I guess. Very consistent in size and shape (rounded tablets)



  20. Trace fossils

    Snapshot Title: Trace fossils
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Outcrop of upturned Paleozoic strata on Highway 16
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Very common here.



  21. 5 gallons

    Snapshot Title: 5 gallons
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Outcrop of upturned Paleozoic strata on Highway 16
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    of industrial-grade lubricant spilled on the side of the road. Stinky.



  22. Folds!

    Snapshot Title: Folds!
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Outcrop of upturned Paleozoic strata on Highway 16
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    in green shale and blocky (limestone?) strata



  23. C'mon, really?

    Snapshot Title: C'mon, really?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Outcrop of upturned Paleozoic strata on Highway 16
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Gigapan stitch, why do you wound me so?



  24. Bighorn Dolomite (should be "Dolostone")

    Snapshot Title: Bighorn Dolomite (should be "Dolostone")
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Outcrop of upturned Paleozoic strata on Highway 16
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Signs put up by the Wyoming highway department.



  25. Mr. E. coli

    Snapshot Title: Mr. E. coli
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Outcrop of upturned Paleozoic strata on Highway 16
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    back for an encore appearance, but somewhat split-faced due to gigapan stitch botching the job...



  26. The Harding Sandstone

    Snapshot Title: The Harding Sandstone
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Outcrop of upturned Paleozoic strata on Highway 16
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    a friable quartz sandstone.



  27. Flat pebble conglomerate

    Snapshot Title: Flat pebble conglomerate
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Outcrop of upturned Paleozoic strata on Highway 16
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    of the Gros Ventre or the Gallatin formations



  28. Flat pebble conglomerate

    Snapshot Title: Flat pebble conglomerate
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Outcrop of upturned Paleozoic strata on Highway 16
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    of the Gros Ventre or Gallatin formation



  29. Mr. E. coli...

    Snapshot Title: Mr. E. coli...
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Outcrop of upturned Paleozoic strata on Highway 16
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    ...likes transgressive sequences in early Paleozoic sedimentary strata.



  30. Ptygmatic folds?

    Snapshot Title: Ptygmatic folds?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Beartrap Canyon, Montana
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Apparently -- a bit blurry



  31. Outhouse

    Snapshot Title: Outhouse
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Beartrap Canyon, Montana
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Are you privy to what goes on there?



  32. Nice chill zone

    Snapshot Title: Nice chill zone
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Beartrap Canyon, Montana
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    (apparently) on this potassic granite dike



  33. A complicated

    Snapshot Title: A complicated
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Beartrap Canyon, Montana
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    little area



  34. Granite dike

    Snapshot Title: Granite dike
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Beartrap Canyon, Montana
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Cross-cutting gneissic banding



  35. A fisherman?

    Snapshot Title: A fisherman?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Turbidites at Fisherman's Point, Face 1, gigapan #2
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

    .



  36. Camoflauge

    Snapshot Title: Camoflauge
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Altai - Aktru river Valley
    Image Owner: colorist



    Description:

    but perhaps the wrong pattern for blending in to glacial outwash gravels... :)



  37. Smoke Monster?

    Snapshot Title: Smoke Monster?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: India Gate_1
    Image Owner: aayush bansal



    Description:

    (from LOST)



  38. Climbers

    Snapshot Title: Climbers
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: A view from the top of the Beartooth Mountains
    Image Owner: mrivnie



    Description:

    Summitting the old rock pile.



  39. Summit

    Snapshot Title: Summit
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Mt. Stephen, Yoho National Park, Canada
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    of Mt. Stephen



  40. Log

    Snapshot Title: Log
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Mt. Stephen, Yoho National Park, Canada
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    and a good lookin' log at that!



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