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Callan Bentley's Snapshots

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  1. Laundry line

    Snapshot Title: Laundry line
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Late afternoon in the Fort Valley, looking east
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  2. The Moon

    Snapshot Title: The Moon
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Late afternoon in the Fort Valley, looking east
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  3. Point 2 Fire

    Snapshot Title: Point 2 Fire
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Late afternoon in the Fort Valley, looking east
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    is just over this ridge. You can kind of make out some of the smoke on the ridgeline.



  4. Generator plugs in...

    Snapshot Title: Generator plugs in...
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The new digs, I
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    ...here.



  5. Woodpecker death trap

    Snapshot Title: Woodpecker death trap
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The new digs, I
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Something we need to take care of with a couple of raptor silhouettes.



  6. Compost pile...

    Snapshot Title: Compost pile...
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The new digs, I
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    is behind this mound of dirt.



  7. Birdfeeders

    Snapshot Title: Birdfeeders
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The new digs, I
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Ensemble.



  8. Mongolian silk

    Snapshot Title: Mongolian silk
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The new digs, I
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  9. 343

    Snapshot Title: 343
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The new digs, I
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    The addy.



  10. Bsil, parsley, some other spice...

    Snapshot Title: Bsil, parsley, some other spice...
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The new digs, 2
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    ...and a Thai Buddha head.



  11. Just dandy

    Snapshot Title: Just dandy
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The new digs, 2
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    ...I ain't lyin'.



  12. The rig

    Snapshot Title: The rig
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The new digs, 2
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Old Prius, still with DC plates.



  13. Graphic granite

    Snapshot Title: Graphic granite
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Minsk Green
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    Heiroglyphic-like texture



  14. Jeepers!

    Snapshot Title: Jeepers!
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Diptera tipulidae 2026
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    peepers



  15. Orange cone

    Snapshot Title: Orange cone
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Badlands National Park
    Image Owner: sciencegal



    Description:

    .



  16. Flotsam

    Snapshot Title: Flotsam
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fountain Hill Beach 1
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    washed ashore



  17. Boat

    Snapshot Title: Boat
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fountain Hill Beach 1
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    It floats



  18. Seaside cemetary?

    Snapshot Title: Seaside cemetary?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fountain Hill Beach 1
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    Looks like a decent place to rest



  19. Field conference?

    Snapshot Title: Field conference?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fountain Hill Beach 1
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    Looks like a huddle to discuss findings and interpretations?



  20. Wading in the surf

    Snapshot Title: Wading in the surf
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fountain Hill Beach 1
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    Not what I would have expected for Ireland!



  21. Hammer time

    Snapshot Title: Hammer time
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fountain Hill Beach 1
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    Getting a fresh exposure of rock via blunt force trauma



  22. Radial

    Snapshot Title: Radial
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Giant Ooids
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    Reminds me of spokes on a bicycle wheel...



  23. P sol

    Snapshot Title: P sol
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Giant Ooids
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    These straight, flush grain boundaries suggest some compaction and accompanying pressure solution.



  24. Humpback

    Snapshot Title: Humpback
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Diptera tipulidae 846a
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    .



  25. Gobstopper

    Snapshot Title: Gobstopper
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Giant Ooids
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    or hailstone - which is the better analogue?



  26. Nice one

    Snapshot Title: Nice one
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Giant Ooids
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    Kind of oblong



  27. Concentrically zoned

    Snapshot Title: Concentrically zoned
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Giant Ooids
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    These grains originated as chemical precipitatation in alkaline waters coated small original grains with subsequent calcite laminations.



  28. Window logo

    Snapshot Title: Window logo
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The nascent NOVA Annandale rock garden, as of May 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Tru-Therm



  29. Chewing gum

    Snapshot Title: Chewing gum
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The nascent NOVA Annandale rock garden, as of May 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    blob



  30. Mylonite

    Snapshot Title: Mylonite
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The nascent NOVA Annandale rock garden, as of May 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    from Blue Ridge basement complex shear zone



  31. Ripple mark

    Snapshot Title: Ripple mark
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The nascent NOVA Annandale rock garden, as of May 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    from sandstone in the Culpeper Basin



  32. Rounded cobble

    Snapshot Title: Rounded cobble
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The nascent NOVA Annandale rock garden, as of May 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    From the Leesburg Conglomerate, Culpeper Triassic rift basin.



  33. Blue quartz

    Snapshot Title: Blue quartz
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The nascent NOVA Annandale rock garden, as of May 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Typical of the Blue Ridge basement complex.



  34. Rusty milky quartz

    Snapshot Title: Rusty milky quartz
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The nascent NOVA Annandale rock garden, as of May 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    hydrothermal quartz veins from the Piedmont, weathered out.



  35. Travertine

    Snapshot Title: Travertine
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The nascent NOVA Annandale rock garden, as of May 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    from a stream in the Valley & Ridge



  36. Vesicles

    Snapshot Title: Vesicles
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The nascent NOVA Annandale rock garden, as of May 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    weathered basalt from Dave Matthews' farm outside of Scottsville, Virginia.



  37. Skolithos

    Snapshot Title: Skolithos
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The nascent NOVA Annandale rock garden, as of May 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    top of the trace fossil.
    Antietam Formation quartz sandstone.



  38. Avalanche detachment scarps

    Snapshot Title: Avalanche detachment scarps
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Bow Lake, Crowfoot Mountain, Canadian Rockies
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    You can see where the upper layer of snow slid off and downward.



  39. Avalanche run out

    Snapshot Title: Avalanche run out
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Bow Lake, Crowfoot Mountain, Canadian Rockies
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Note the lack of trees in the immediate vicinity!



  40. You are here

    Snapshot Title: You are here
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: St Stephens Green
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    Map of the park.



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