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Callan Bentley's Snapshots

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  1. Great details on this sculpture

    Snapshot Title: Great details on this sculpture
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Royal Castle - Ballroom- Warsaw , Poland
    Image Owner: Radek Piotrowski



    Description:

    is this "justice"?



  2. Sweet breccia columns!

    Snapshot Title: Sweet breccia columns!
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Royal Castle - Ballroom- Warsaw , Poland
    Image Owner: Radek Piotrowski



    Description:

    I love this stone.



  3. Clock

    Snapshot Title: Clock
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Royal Castle - Ballroom- Warsaw , Poland
    Image Owner: Radek Piotrowski



    Description:

    At the tone, the time will be 1:31pm.



  4. Lola

    Snapshot Title: Lola
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Lola the cat
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    The sweetest little kittyface anywhere.



  5. Alaska

    Snapshot Title: Alaska
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Map with pins
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Callan lived here in 1999-2000 (in Homer) and returned for a visit in summer 2006.



  6. Alcan

    Snapshot Title: Alcan
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Map with pins
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    A couple of trips driving up to Alaska, and one taking the ferry back through the Inside Passage.



  7. Patagonia

    Snapshot Title: Patagonia
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Map with pins
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Winter 2009, Callan and Lily took a great trip to Patagonia.



  8. Buenos Aires

    Snapshot Title: Buenos Aires
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Map with pins
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    New year's 2009-2010 was here.



  9. Mongolia

    Snapshot Title: Mongolia
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Map with pins
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Callan worked here as a Peace Corps Volunteer in 1998 to 1999.



  10. Beijing

    Snapshot Title: Beijing
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Map with pins
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Stopover en route to and from Mongolia for Callan, 1998-1999.



  11. Australia

    Snapshot Title: Australia
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Map with pins
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Callan, his dad, and his brother went here in 1992.



  12. Bali

    Snapshot Title: Bali
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Map with pins
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Lily went here on her east Asian trip.



  13. Thailand and Malaysia

    Snapshot Title: Thailand and Malaysia
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Map with pins
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Callan has made three trips here over the years, mostly to hang out with his friend Kenny Peavy in Malaysia.



  14. Burma & Thailand

    Snapshot Title: Burma & Thailand
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Map with pins
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Lily traveled here about 10 years ago.



  15. Philippines

    Snapshot Title: Philippines
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Map with pins
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Callan went to visit his friend Noah Jackson (a Peace Corps Volunteer) here in 2001.



  16. Costa Rica

    Snapshot Title: Costa Rica
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Map with pins
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Callan went for spring break, 2003.



  17. Dominican Republic

    Snapshot Title: Dominican Republic
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Map with pins
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Callan went for Christmas, I think, in 2006 or 2007. Or maybe it was spring break.



  18. Puerto Rico

    Snapshot Title: Puerto Rico
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Map with pins
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Lily went once for a conference.
    Callan went once for Thanksgiving on Vieques.



  19. Galapagos

    Snapshot Title: Galapagos
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Map with pins
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Lily and her family went here for Christmas 2008.



  20. Ecuador

    Snapshot Title: Ecuador
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Map with pins
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Climbed some mountains in winter 2008-2009.



  21. Iceland

    Snapshot Title: Iceland
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Map with pins
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Stopover in 2004(?) on my way back from Ireland and London.



  22. U.K. and Ireland

    Snapshot Title: U.K. and Ireland
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Map with pins
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Multiple trips over the years, including a half-dozen stays in London, a 24-hour excursion to Edinburgh, and two trips to Ireland: one to the Republic of Ireland with Kenny Peavy (2004?), and another ...



  23. France

    Snapshot Title: France
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Map with pins
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Lily traveled here in high school, and again in 2010.



  24. Turkey & Greece

    Snapshot Title: Turkey & Greece
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Map with pins
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    2010:
    Callan & Lily traveled in Turkey
    Lily traveled to Greece
    Callan returned to Turkey for a geology conference.



  25. Namibia

    Snapshot Title: Namibia
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Map with pins
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    1996-97, with my dad.



  26. East African safari

    Snapshot Title: East African safari
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Map with pins
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    2003, I think, with Seth Factor.



  27. Basaltic dike?

    Snapshot Title: Basaltic dike?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: HooverDam2
    Image Owner: Eric Grumling



    Description:

    Is this a tabular intrusion of mafic rock?



  28. Snow fences?

    Snapshot Title: Snow fences?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Gornergrat View
    Image Owner: Larz Anthony Diaz



    Description:

    Is that what these repetitive shapes are?



  29. Gondola

    Snapshot Title: Gondola
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Gornergrat View
    Image Owner: Larz Anthony Diaz



    Description:

    Is this gondola moving? Or stationary?



  30. Reflection of the gigapan!

    Snapshot Title: Reflection of the gigapan!
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Faraway Ranch_chimney inside
    Image Owner: Lisa McKeon



    Description:

    Check it out - you can see the gigapan and tripod reflected in this clock glass.



  31. Green layer

    Snapshot Title: Green layer
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Konnarock Formation rhythmites
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    A greenish layer is a reduced horizon (while the bulk of the outcrop shows oxidized conditions).



  32. "Rounded stairstep" weathering

    Snapshot Title: "Rounded stairstep" weathering
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Konnarock Formation rhythmites
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    The intersection between foliation (dipping at ~45 degrees to the left) and bedding (dipping towards the camera) can be seen in this cobble. Note how the rock fractures parallel to foliation when the ...



  33. Rhythmic bedding

    Snapshot Title: Rhythmic bedding
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Konnarock Formation rhythmites
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Ancient lakebed seasonality preserved as rhythmically alternating layers of maroon silt and maroon clay.



  34. Arkose

    Snapshot Title: Arkose
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Konnarock Formation rhythmites
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    This pinkish coarse-grained sedimentary rock represents a temporary uptick in the depositional energy of the lake bottom.



  35. Acorn cap

    Snapshot Title: Acorn cap
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Konnarock Formation rhythmites
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    This appears to be the top of an acorn.



  36. Sense of scale #2

    Snapshot Title: Sense of scale #2
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Konnarock Formation rhythmites
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    This mechanical pencil is marked with 1-centimeter long black boxes, to provide a sense of scale.



  37. Sense of scale

    Snapshot Title: Sense of scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Konnarock Formation rhythmites
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    This mechanical pencil is marked with 1-centimeter long black boxes, to provide a sense of scale.



  38. Weathered wheel

    Snapshot Title: Weathered wheel
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Old barn northeast of Asheville, NC
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Radial erosion of the door by its latch.



  39. Electric meter

    Snapshot Title: Electric meter
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Old barn northeast of Asheville, NC
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Digital display -- in stark technological contrast to the barn itself.



  40. Sense of scale

    Snapshot Title: Sense of scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Old barn northeast of Asheville, NC
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    The yellow and black rectangles on this mechanical pencil are each 1 centimeter long.



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