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Callan Bentley's Snapshots

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  1. Folds

    Snapshot Title: Folds
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Sacagawea Cirque
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    In Mississippian-aged Lodgepole Limestone



  2. Tree= landmark

    Snapshot Title: Tree= landmark
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Two views of Giant City State Park, Illinois
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    (As it appears in both shots)



  3. Clay and Jess...

    Snapshot Title: Clay and Jess...
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Two views of Giant City State Park, Illinois
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    are vandals and should be prosecuted.



  4. Landmark

    Snapshot Title: Landmark
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Two views of Giant City State Park, Illinois
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    This leaning tree appears in both photographs.



  5. Tafoni

    Snapshot Title: Tafoni
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Two views of Giant City State Park, Illinois
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    A neat "honeycomb" weathering pattern



  6. Pen (for scale)

    Snapshot Title: Pen (for scale)
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Two views of Giant City State Park, Illinois
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Gotta have a sense of scale, right?



  7. Mr. E. coli

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

    Image: Chief Mountain, Montana
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    likes the Lewis Thrust



  8. Jointing

    Snapshot Title: Jointing
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Cretaceous strata at Swift Dam
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    highlighted by oxidation



  9. Mr. E. coli

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

    Image: Cretaceous strata at Swift Dam
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    ...makes his customary appearance!



  10. Mississippian carbonates of the Rockies

    Snapshot Title: Mississippian carbonates of the Rockies
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pine Butte, Montana
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Riding along thrust faults, these much older rocks (~300 Ma) have climbed up on top of the younger Cretaceous rocks (~100 Ma) seen in the foreground.



  11. Two Medicine / Horsethief conact

    Snapshot Title: Two Medicine / Horsethief conact
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pine Butte, Montana
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Terrestrial Two-Med below (disorganized outcrop pattern), Marine Horsethief above (continuous horizontal strata)



  12. Eponymous

    Snapshot Title: Eponymous
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Beartooth Highway
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    The bear's tooth itself



  13. Tarn

    Snapshot Title: Tarn
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Beartooth Highway
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    a lovely little glacial pond in a cirque



  14. Rock with thermal halo

    Snapshot Title: Rock with thermal halo
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: NOVA GEOLOGY ROCKS
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Archean basement of the Wyoming Terrane, doing its thing.



  15. Eagle Optics

    Snapshot Title: Eagle Optics
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Cascade Canyon
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Their "ranger" binoculars are an awesome pair of optics at a reasonable price (less than $500)



  16. Kind of Half Dome-esque

    Snapshot Title: Kind of Half Dome-esque
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Cascade Canyon
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  17. Coldstream Valley

    Snapshot Title: Coldstream Valley
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: 2011-06-14 - Pano of Coldstream By Rebecca 1
    Image Owner: catherinecc



    Description:

    Sign



  18. I've got my location picked...

    Snapshot Title: I've got my location picked...
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Monocline in Madison Group limestones, western Bighorn Range, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    ...for the next major rockfall event in Shell Canyon...



  19. Shell, Wyoming

    Snapshot Title: Shell, Wyoming
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Monocline in Madison Group limestones, western Bighorn Range, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    is this way, down the canyon and out into the Bighorn Basin.



  20. Hinge of the monocline

    Snapshot Title: Hinge of the monocline
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Monocline in Madison Group limestones, western Bighorn Range, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Sweet look at a nice fold.



  21. The GeoPrius

    Snapshot Title: The GeoPrius
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Contact between Tensleep Formation & Goose Egg Formation, east of Shell, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    in the field, hard at work



  22. Contact!

    Snapshot Title: Contact!
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Contact between Tensleep Formation & Goose Egg Formation, east of Shell, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    The Permian-Triassic Goose Egg Formation (orangey tan) overlies the Pennsylvanian Tensleep Formation (purple) in a roadcut west of Shell, Wyoming. The contact, originally horizontal, dips to the west,...



  23. Cliffs above

    Snapshot Title: Cliffs above
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Archean/Cambrian nonconformity at Wind River Canyon, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    are limestone



  24. Conglomerate

    Snapshot Title: Conglomerate
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Archean/Cambrian nonconformity at Wind River Canyon, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    at the bottom of maroon-ish lunate lens



  25. Bedding

    Snapshot Title: Bedding
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Archean/Cambrian nonconformity at Wind River Canyon, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    in the Cambrian Flathead Sandstone



  26. Mr. E. coli

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

    Image: Em4 fluvial process model after a run
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    likes fluvial geomorphology



  27. Toys

    Snapshot Title: Toys
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Em4 fluvial process model after a run
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Construction equipment



  28. Sediment dispenser unit

    Snapshot Title: Sediment dispenser unit
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Em4 fluvial process model after a run
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Pulsed inputs of plastic modeling medium



  29. Tafoni

    Snapshot Title: Tafoni
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Tafoni-covered wall, Giant City State Park, Illinois
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  30. Classic looking tafoni

    Snapshot Title: Classic looking tafoni
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Tafoni-covered wall, Giant City State Park, Illinois
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  31. Mr. E. coli

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

    Image: Tafoni-covered wall, Giant City State Park, Illinois
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Can you find others?



  32. cm-enabled pencil for scale

    Snapshot Title: cm-enabled pencil for scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Tafoni-covered wall, Giant City State Park, Illinois
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  33. Tafoni

    Snapshot Title: Tafoni
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Wall of Makanda Sandstone, Giant City State Park, Illinois
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Honeycomb weathering pattern



  34. Tafoni

    Snapshot Title: Tafoni
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Wall of Makanda Sandstone, Giant City State Park, Illinois
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    honeycomb weathering pattern



  35. Mr. E. coli

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

    Image: Wall of Makanda Sandstone, Giant City State Park, Illinois
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    is out of focus :(



  36. Cross bedding

    Snapshot Title: Cross bedding
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Wall of Makanda Sandstone, Giant City State Park, Illinois
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Current flow was from the right towards the left.



  37. cm-scale pencil

    Snapshot Title: cm-scale pencil
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Wall of Makanda Sandstone, Giant City State Park, Illinois
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    to provide a sense of scale



  38. Gigapan rig

    Snapshot Title: Gigapan rig
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Rockfish Quarry 2
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Shooting a proper gigapan from another perspective.



  39. Clast

    Snapshot Title: Clast
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Rockfish Quarry 2
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  40. The gigapanner

    Snapshot Title: The gigapanner
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry in Rockfish Conglomerate
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Camoflauged...



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