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Callan Bentley's Snapshots

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  1. Kootenay Group Sandstone and Shale

    Snapshot Title: Kootenay Group Sandstone and Shale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Frank Slide, Alberta
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Below the Turtle Mountain Fault



  2. Livingstone Formation limestone

    Snapshot Title: Livingstone Formation limestone
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Frank Slide, Alberta
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Part of the Rundle Group



  3. The coal seam

    Snapshot Title: The coal seam
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Frank Slide, Alberta
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Mining of this coal seam triggered the rockslide.



  4. Glacier calving icebergs

    Snapshot Title: Glacier calving icebergs
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Looking south from Waterton
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    into a lovely tarn



  5. Folds

    Snapshot Title: Folds
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Sacagawea Cirque
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    In Mississippian-aged Lodgepole Limestone



  6. 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)



  7. 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.



  8. 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.



  9. 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



  10. 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?



  11. 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



  12. Jointing

    Snapshot Title: Jointing
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

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



    Description:

    highlighted by oxidation



  13. 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!



  14. 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.



  15. 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)



  16. Eponymous

    Snapshot Title: Eponymous
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Beartooth Highway
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    The bear's tooth itself



  17. Tarn

    Snapshot Title: Tarn
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Beartooth Highway
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    a lovely little glacial pond in a cirque



  18. 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.



  19. 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)



  20. Kind of Half Dome-esque

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

    Image: Cascade Canyon
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  21. 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



  22. 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...



  23. 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.



  24. 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.



  25. 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



  26. 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,...



  27. 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



  28. 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



  29. 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



  30. 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



  31. Toys

    Snapshot Title: Toys
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

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



    Description:

    Construction equipment



  32. 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



  33. Tafoni

    Snapshot Title: Tafoni
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

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



    Description:

    .



  34. 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:

    .



  35. 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?



  36. 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:

    .



  37. 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



  38. 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



  39. 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 :(



  40. 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.



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