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Callan Bentley's Snapshots

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  1. 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!



  2. Birdhouse

    Snapshot Title: Birdhouse
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

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



    Description:

    with a square doorway



  3. Birdhouse &

    Snapshot Title: Birdhouse &
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

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



    Description:

    laundry line pulley



  4. Andrew

    Snapshot Title: Andrew
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: White Mountain escarpment, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Calves being bit by bugs!



  5. Stromatolite

    Snapshot Title: Stromatolite
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: White Mountain escarpment, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    hollowed out, apparently, by erosion



  6. Ed

    Snapshot Title: Ed
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: White Mountain escarpment, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    with sample bags



  7. Lone Wolf

    Snapshot Title: Lone Wolf
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: White Mountain escarpment, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    geologizing on his own



  8. The Sheridan College energy team checks out

    Snapshot Title: The Sheridan College energy team checks out
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: White Mountain escarpment, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    the outcrops of oil shale on the hillside.



  9. Amphibolite boudin

    Snapshot Title: Amphibolite boudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Beartrap Canyon, Montana
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  10. Camper van

    Snapshot Title: Camper van
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Beartrap Canyon, Montana
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    parked on BLM land



  11. Tents

    Snapshot Title: Tents
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Beartrap Canyon, Montana
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    in a campsite



  12. Foliation

    Snapshot Title: Foliation
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Beartrap Canyon, Montana
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    and jointing



  13. Old bridge pylon

    Snapshot Title: Old bridge pylon
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Beartrap Canyon, Montana
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    for a bridge that isn't there anymore.



  14. Granite dike

    Snapshot Title: Granite dike
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Beartrap Canyon, Montana
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    cutting foliated Archean basement



  15. Apparent offset

    Snapshot Title: Apparent offset
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Deer Mountain Tephra Unconformity
    Image Owner: ahochstaedter



    Description:

    Is this a fault?



  16. Imbrication

    Snapshot Title: Imbrication
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Carmel Valley River Depoits
    Image Owner: ahochstaedter



    Description:

    Pattern suggests that the current flow was from the right towards the left.



  17. Butte or mesa?

    Snapshot Title: Butte or mesa?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Boar's Tusk and Killpecker Dunes, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    I'd say this one's on the borderline.



  18. Moo bear

    Snapshot Title: Moo bear
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Boar's Tusk and Killpecker Dunes, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Common in these parts.



  19. Detritus

    Snapshot Title: Detritus
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Boar's Tusk and Killpecker Dunes, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Shale, marlstone, limestone, and sandstone fragments weathered off of White Mountain, an escarpment of Eocene-aged Green River Formation to the west.



  20. Dune partially stabilized by vegetation

    Snapshot Title: Dune partially stabilized by vegetation
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Boar's Tusk and Killpecker Dunes, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  21. The Killpecker Dunes

    Snapshot Title: The Killpecker Dunes
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Boar's Tusk and Killpecker Dunes, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    so named because of their insalubrious effects on the bodily functions of the U.S. Cavalry.



  22. The Boar's Tusk

    Snapshot Title: The Boar's Tusk
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Boar's Tusk and Killpecker Dunes, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    A volcanic neck of "Wyomingite" from a Pleistocene-aged volcanic complex called the Leucite Hills.



  23. Round thing =

    Snapshot Title: Round thing =
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Castle Gardens, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Indian shield motif petroglyph



  24. Checking out the Indian petroglyphs

    Snapshot Title: Checking out the Indian petroglyphs
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Castle Gardens, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Sheild motifs galore.



  25. Jim the bus driver

    Snapshot Title: Jim the bus driver
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Castle Gardens, Wyoming
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    walking back down



  26. Slickensided fracture surface.

    Snapshot Title: Slickensided fracture surface.
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The French Thrust, Sun River Canyon Montana
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  27. Slickensides

    Snapshot Title: Slickensides
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The French Thrust, Sun River Canyon Montana
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  28. Pencil for scale

    Snapshot Title: Pencil for scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The French Thrust, Sun River Canyon Montana
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    demarcated in cm units for your scaling pleasure



  29. Random Halloween eraser

    Snapshot Title: Random Halloween eraser
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The French Thrust, Sun River Canyon Montana
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    makes an appearance.



  30. A second appearance

    Snapshot Title: A second appearance
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The French Thrust, Sun River Canyon Montana
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    by everyone's favorite gut microbe!



  31. Mississippian carbonate

    Snapshot Title: Mississippian carbonate
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The French Thrust, Sun River Canyon Montana
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    folded into a syncline



  32. Colluvium on slope

    Snapshot Title: Colluvium on slope
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The French Thrust, Sun River Canyon Montana
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  33. Pleistocene glacial till

    Snapshot Title: Pleistocene glacial till
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The French Thrust, Sun River Canyon Montana
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Deposited by glaciers.



  34. Cretaceous shale

    Snapshot Title: Cretaceous shale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The French Thrust, Sun River Canyon Montana
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  35. Mr. E. coli

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

    Image: The French Thrust, Sun River Canyon Montana
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    finds a home in the Pleistocene glacial till



  36. Strandlines from higher water levels

    Snapshot Title: Strandlines from higher water levels
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Swift Dam anticline, looking west
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  37. Spillway

    Snapshot Title: Spillway
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Swift Dam anticline, looking west
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    from the Swift Reservoir



  38. Fossil coral heads

    Snapshot Title: Fossil coral heads
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Swift Dam anticline, looking west
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Lots of bumps - positively weathering.



  39. Fossil coral head

    Snapshot Title: Fossil coral head
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Swift Dam anticline, looking west
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Very common here.



  40. Post-faulting deposition

    Snapshot Title: Post-faulting deposition
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Swift Dam anticline, looking west
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    of sediments - an erosional remnant showing old soil profiles and cobble layers.



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