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  1. Complex

    Snapshot Title: Complex
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Deformed Monterey Formation
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Folds



  2. Folds

    Snapshot Title: Folds
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Deformed Monterey Formation
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Syncline



  3. Field Assistants

    Snapshot Title: Field Assistants
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Miocene Monterey Shale, Near Lompoc, California
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Group Photo



  4. Anticline

    Snapshot Title: Anticline
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Miocene Monterey Shale, Near Lompoc, California
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    larger sxale.



  5. Folds

    Snapshot Title: Folds
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Miocene Monterey Shale, Near Lompoc, California
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... in the Monterey Shale.



  6. Tractors

    Snapshot Title: Tractors
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Santa Ynez River Valley
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    2 different sizes



  7. Partially Harvested

    Snapshot Title: Partially Harvested
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Santa Ynez River Valley
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Something in the cabbage family?



  8. Quarry

    Snapshot Title: Quarry
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Santa Ynez River Valley
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    .. on the hilltop.



  9. Anticline

    Snapshot Title: Anticline
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Santa Ynez River Valley
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... in the Monterey Shale.



  10. Not Ripples

    Snapshot Title: Not Ripples
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Matilija Sandstone - Cozy Dell Shale Fault Contact
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Tool marks from the excavator.



  11. Fault Zone

    Snapshot Title: Fault Zone
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Matilija Sandstone - Cozy Dell Shale Fault Contact
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Left side down, right side up.



  12. Columns On End

    Snapshot Title: Columns On End
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Devils Postpile (Left)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    .



  13. Column Graveyard

    Snapshot Title: Column Graveyard
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Devils Postpile (Left)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    .



  14. Upright Columns

    Snapshot Title: Upright Columns
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Devils Postpile (Center)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    columnar basalt



  15. Everybody Lean Together!

    Snapshot Title: Everybody Lean Together!
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Devils Postpile (Center)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    columnar jointing



  16. Fallen Columns

    Snapshot Title: Fallen Columns
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Devils Postpile (Right)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    .



  17. Fractured Columns

    Snapshot Title: Fractured Columns
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Devils Postpile (Right)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    .



  18. Curved Columns

    Snapshot Title: Curved Columns
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Devils Postpile (Right)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    .



  19. Mount Tinemaha

    Snapshot Title: Mount Tinemaha
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Eastern Sierran Front from Tinemaha Creek
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    12519' ASL



  20. Roof Pendant

    Snapshot Title: Roof Pendant
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Eastern Sierran Front from Tinemaha Creek
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... and pluton roof.



  21. The Moon

    Snapshot Title: The Moon
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Eastern Sierran Front from Tinemaha Creek
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... setting in the west.



  22. Split Mountain

    Snapshot Title: Split Mountain
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Detail of a Roof Pendant, Sierra Nevada Batholith
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    14058' ASL



  23. Cardinal Mountain

    Snapshot Title: Cardinal Mountain
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Detail of a Roof Pendant, Sierra Nevada Batholith
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Roof Pendant

    13396' ASL



  24. Birch Mountain

    Snapshot Title: Birch Mountain
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Eastern Sierran Front from Big Pine Volcanic Field
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    13602' ASL



  25. Cardinal Mountain

    Snapshot Title: Cardinal Mountain
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Eastern Sierran Front from Big Pine Volcanic Field
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Roof Pendant



  26. Red Mountain

    Snapshot Title: Red Mountain
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Eastern Sierran Front from Big Pine Volcanic Field
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Cinder Cone



  27. Striped Mountain

    Snapshot Title: Striped Mountain
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Eastern Sierran Front from Division Creek
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Felsic Dikes/sills cut a mafic country rock.



  28. Red Mountain

    Snapshot Title: Red Mountain
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Eastern Sierran Front from Blackrock Road
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Cinder Cone



  29. Impassible

    Snapshot Title: Impassible
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Eastern Sierran Front from Blackrock Road
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... vertical cliffs.



  30. Cinder Cones and Lava Flows

    Snapshot Title: Cinder Cones and Lava Flows
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Eastern Sierran Front from Blackrock Road
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... issuing from the Sierra Nevada Fault.



  31. Spheroidal Weathering

    Snapshot Title: Spheroidal Weathering
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Owens Valley from Horseshoe Meadows Road
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... in the Alabama Hills.



  32. Lone Pine, CA

    Snapshot Title: Lone Pine, CA
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Owens Valley from Horseshoe Meadows Road
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    .



  33. Independence Dikes

    Snapshot Title: Independence Dikes
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Owens Valley from Horseshoe Meadows Road
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ~144 Ma



  34. Mining Activity

    Snapshot Title: Mining Activity
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Owens Valley from Horseshoe Meadows Road
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Inyo Mountains



  35. Owens Lake Paleoshorelines

    Snapshot Title: Owens Lake Paleoshorelines
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Owens Valley from Horseshoe Meadows Road
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... at the northwest corner of the lake basin.



  36. Owens Lake

    Snapshot Title: Owens Lake
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Descending Horseshoe Meadows Road
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Part of it, anyhow.



  37. Historical Marker

    Snapshot Title: Historical Marker
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Descending Horseshoe Meadows Road
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... at the roadcut.



  38. Gunsight Roadcut

    Snapshot Title: Gunsight Roadcut
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Descending Horseshoe Meadows Road
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Historical Marker on the boulder at bottom right of the cut.



  39. Solar Panels

    Snapshot Title: Solar Panels
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Lone Pine Peak
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... at Tuttle Creek BLM Campground.



  40. Lone Pine Peak

    Snapshot Title: Lone Pine Peak
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Lone Pine Peak
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    .



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