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Callan Bentley's Snapshots

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  1. Medial moraine

    Snapshot Title: Medial moraine
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Qualerallit Camp
    Image Owner: shelios



    Description:

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  2. Mafic dike cross-cut

    Snapshot Title: Mafic dike cross-cut
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Qualerallit Camp
    Image Owner: shelios



    Description:

    by a ~vertical felsic dike



  3. Xenolith-bearing mafic dike

    Snapshot Title: Xenolith-bearing mafic dike
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Qualerallit Camp
    Image Owner: shelios



    Description:

    Nice!



  4. Diabase? pebble

    Snapshot Title: Diabase? pebble
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Gravel Road
    Image Owner: Polly Bouker



    Description:

    white lathes of plagioclase?



  5. GSA logo

    Snapshot Title: GSA logo
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Sudbury Impact Deposits - Impact Breccia - Stop 2
    Image Owner: Candace Kairies Beatty



    Description:

    Pretty good focus!



  6. Neighbors

    Snapshot Title: Neighbors
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Chalkbrood 45min day 1 gigapan stitch
    Image Owner: Gene Cooper



    Description:

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  7. Crispy bits

    Snapshot Title: Crispy bits
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Burger from McDonalds, Test Macro Photo
    Image Owner: Gene Cooper



    Description:

    Yum?



  8. "Origin of Species"

    Snapshot Title: "Origin of Species"
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Hemlock cross sections
    Image Owner: Chris Fastie



    Description:

    At the center of this snapshot is the ring that formed on this hemlock in 1859, the year Charles Darwin published one of the most important books ever, "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Se...



  9. Contact

    Snapshot Title: Contact
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Trek to K2 - from Concordia to Ali Camp
    Image Owner: Vicenç Palà



    Description:

    Dark rock meets light rock



  10. Whooaaaaaa

    Snapshot Title: Whooaaaaaa
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Keweenawan Lava Flow Atop Redbeds
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    What's going on HERE? This looks structurally complicated - perhaps even duplex-like? But why a blister-like shape (apparently) atop the main (undeformed) redbed sequence? Very interesting. Would love...



  11. is this it?

    Snapshot Title: is this it?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Anorthosite Xenolith
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

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  12. Monument?

    Snapshot Title: Monument?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Intrusion Breccia, Port Coldwell Alkali Complex
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

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  13. A finely filligreed structure

    Snapshot Title: A finely filligreed structure
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Intrusion Breccia, Port Coldwell Alkali Complex
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    What's going on here? Magmatic corrosion of the xenoliths? Freaky.



  14. Concentric zonation

    Snapshot Title: Concentric zonation
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Cross Section of a Billion Year Old Lava Flow
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    in amygdules as they got filled, outside-to-inside...



  15. More amygdules

    Snapshot Title: More amygdules
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Cross Section of a Billion Year Old Lava Flow
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Nice peek at an ancient primary igneous structure.



  16. Joint set

    Snapshot Title: Joint set
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Glacially Polished Banded Iron Formation
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    some of which are mineralized (white veins)



  17. Cool interference patterns

    Snapshot Title: Cool interference patterns
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Glacially Polished Banded Iron Formation
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    in the folds



  18. Edi and the long shadow

    Snapshot Title: Edi and the long shadow
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Glacially Polished Banded Iron Formation
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Early morning? Or late afternoon?



  19. Plume to hackle transition

    Snapshot Title: Plume to hackle transition
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Banded Iron Formation Near Wawa, Ontario
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Seen on the edge of this joint surface.



  20. Edi

    Snapshot Title: Edi
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Banded Iron Formation Near Wawa, Ontario
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Before I spotted this sense of scale, I thought these things were multiple meters tall.



  21. I guess this is the pothole?

    Snapshot Title: I guess this is the pothole?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Mega Pothole
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Round edge visible on the right...



  22. Pegmatite veins?

    Snapshot Title: Pegmatite veins?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Mafic Xenoliths in Granite
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    weird that they are parallel to foliation in the mafic host rocks... What's up with that?



  23. Boudinage

    Snapshot Title: Boudinage
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Mafic Xenoliths in Granite
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

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  24. Fold or fault?

    Snapshot Title: Fold or fault?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Roadcut at Parry Sound, Ontario
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ...YES.



  25. Boudins

    Snapshot Title: Boudins
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Mystery Roadcut
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

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  26. Granite dike

    Snapshot Title: Granite dike
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Darton Peak, WY
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

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  27. Mafic rock

    Snapshot Title: Mafic rock
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Darton Peak, WY
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    in amongst the granite and gneiss.



  28. Powder River Basin

    Snapshot Title: Powder River Basin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Darton Peak, WY
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    out here to the east.



  29. Bighorn Peak

    Snapshot Title: Bighorn Peak
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Darton Peak, WY
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    A slightly taller mountain just to the south.



  30. Lost Lake II

    Snapshot Title: Lost Lake II
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Darton Peak, WY
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

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  31. Lost Lake I

    Snapshot Title: Lost Lake I
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Darton Peak, WY
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

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  32. Fold

    Snapshot Title: Fold
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Bergton Shot 5
    Image Owner: Michael Tracy



    Description:

    Nice contorted layering



  33. Willow Lake

    Snapshot Title: Willow Lake
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Darton Peak, WY
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    where I camped for the night



  34. Garnets!

    Snapshot Title: Garnets!
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Gore Mountain Quarry Wall (Detail)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Big honking metamorphic minerals.



  35. Cool drainage patterns

    Snapshot Title: Cool drainage patterns
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Untitled
    Image Owner: Ernest



    Description:

    This is sediment, right?



  36. The time lapse camera

    Snapshot Title: The time lapse camera
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Em4 Run 09012011 two
    Image Owner: Alee Quick



    Description:

    Hard at work (with blurred photographer behind it?)



  37. A real rock!

    Snapshot Title: A real rock!
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Em4 Run 09012011 two
    Image Owner: Alee Quick



    Description:

    in among the fake sediment (ahem, I mean "modeling medium"...)
    :)



  38. Scarps!

    Snapshot Title: Scarps!
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Em4 Run 09012011 three
    Image Owner: Alee Quick



    Description:

    due to undercutting, apparently?



  39. Grain size scale

    Snapshot Title: Grain size scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Em4 Run 09012011 three
    Image Owner: Alee Quick



    Description:

    on the wonderful LRRD scale pencil!



  40. Stuck on you

    Snapshot Title: Stuck on you
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Gomphidae 3
    Image Owner: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum



    Description:

    Pinned odonatan



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