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  1. Drag Fold

    Snapshot Title: Drag Fold
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Phoenix, AZ - Rock Cut on Liberty Lane near the Southern Edge of Ahwatukee.
    Image Owner: David Pivin



    Description:

    The rocks on at least the left side of the prominent vertical fault appear to have been folded as they were displaced by the fault. The folding suggests a left side downward sense of offset.



  2. Second Intrusion(?)

    Snapshot Title: Second Intrusion(?)
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Phoenix, AZ - Rock Cut on Liberty Lane near the Southern Edge of Ahwatukee.
    Image Owner: David Pivin



    Description:

    The grey rock at left appears to be crosscutting the gneissic banding (right), as well.



  3. Granite Crosscutting Gneiss

    Snapshot Title: Granite Crosscutting Gneiss
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Phoenix, AZ - Rock Cut on Liberty Lane near the Southern Edge of Ahwatukee.
    Image Owner: David Pivin



    Description:

    The lighter-colored granite (left) appears to be truncating the gneissic banding (right), suggesting the granite is younger than the gneiss.



  4. Gneissic Banding

    Snapshot Title: Gneissic Banding
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Phoenix, AZ - Rock Cut on Liberty Lane near the Southern Edge of Ahwatukee.
    Image Owner: David Pivin



    Description:

    Gneiss is a highly metamorphosed rock that shows compositional banding (the light and dark layers) that may or may not be of sedimentary origin.



  5. Framing

    Snapshot Title: Framing
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Goblin Valley
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... is everything.



  6. Stylolites?

    Snapshot Title: Stylolites?
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Conococheague Formation exposed near Mulberry Run, Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Or just bedding planes?



  7. Hybrid Vehicles

    Snapshot Title: Hybrid Vehicles
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Sierran Sunset, Northeast Bakersfield
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... are popular here in southern California.



  8. Road Graders

    Snapshot Title: Road Graders
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Sierran Sunset, Northeast Bakersfield
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Preparing for some roadwork.



  9. Housing Bust

    Snapshot Title: Housing Bust
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Sierran Sunset, Northeast Bakersfield
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Roads without houses...



  10. Mouth of the Kern River Gorge

    Snapshot Title: Mouth of the Kern River Gorge
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Sierran Sunset, Northeast Bakersfield
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Creeping Shadows



  11. McDonald's

    Snapshot Title: McDonald's
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Bodfish and Lake Isabella, California from Cook Peak
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Golden Arches



  12. Sierra Way Roadcut

    Snapshot Title: Sierra Way Roadcut
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Lake Isabella and the Southern Sierra Nevada Range from Cook Peak
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Gigapanned here: www.gigapan.com/gigapans/116355



  13. GigaPan Shot Here
  14. Borel Canal

    Snapshot Title: Borel Canal
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Lake Isabella and the Southern Sierra Nevada Range from Cook Peak
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Empty



  15. The Needles

    Snapshot Title: The Needles
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Lake Isabella and the Southern Sierra Nevada Range from Cook Peak
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... in Giant Sequoia National Monument.



  16. Kern River

    Snapshot Title: Kern River
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Lake Isabella and the Southern Sierra Nevada Range from Cook Peak
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... above Lake Isabella.



  17. Kernville Airport

    Snapshot Title: Kernville Airport
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Lake Isabella and the Southern Sierra Nevada Range from Cook Peak
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Landing strip



  18. Low Water

    Snapshot Title: Low Water
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Lake Isabella and the Southern Sierra Nevada Range from Cook Peak
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Ghosts of the Kern River Valley past.



  19. Marina

    Snapshot Title: Marina
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Lake Isabella and the Southern Sierra Nevada Range from Cook Peak
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    At low water



  20. Main Dam

    Snapshot Title: Main Dam
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Lake Isabella and the Southern Sierra Nevada Range from Cook Peak
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Lake Isabella



  21. The Golden Arches

    Snapshot Title: The Golden Arches
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Lake Isabella and the Southern Sierra Nevada Range from Cook Peak
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    McDonald's



  22. Dikes/Sills?

    Snapshot Title: Dikes/Sills?
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: South Fork Kern River Valley
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    The linear nature of this line of outcrops makes me wonder if they originate as a tabular intrusion.



  23. Shadows

    Snapshot Title: Shadows
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: South Fork Kern River Valley
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    .



  24. Moo!

    Snapshot Title: Moo!
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: South Fork Kern River Valley
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Cow



  25. Neigh!

    Snapshot Title: Neigh!
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: South Fork Kern River Valley
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Horse



  26. Red Chert

    Snapshot Title: Red Chert
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Golden Gate Bridge 4x8.6346-6377
    Image Owner: Doug Kaye



    Description:

    Inspiration for the Golden Gate Bridge's color scheme?



  27. Two Generations

    Snapshot Title: Two Generations
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Golden Gate Bridge 4x8.6346-6377
    Image Owner: Doug Kaye



    Description:

    ... of the Bay Bridge.



  28. Colorful

    Snapshot Title: Colorful
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Knit-bombed Andy Warhol (7th Street) Bridge from the Rachael Carson (9th Street) Bridge
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Afghan?



  29. Solar Cells

    Snapshot Title: Solar Cells
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Bakersfield College - Between Humanities and Family and Consumer Ed
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... above the student parking lot.



  30. Water Fountain

    Snapshot Title: Water Fountain
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Bakersfield College - Between Humanities and Family and Consumer Ed
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... out of service - I checked.



  31. Seismic Retrofitting?

    Snapshot Title: Seismic Retrofitting?
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Bakersfield College - Between Humanities and Family and Consumer Ed
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    That's my guess.



  32. FACE

    Snapshot Title: FACE
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Bakersfield College - Between Humanities and Family and Consumer Ed
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Family and Consumer Education



  33. Campus Directory

    Snapshot Title: Campus Directory
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Bakersfield College - Panorama Drive 360
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... if you can read it.



  34. Oil!

    Snapshot Title: Oil!
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Bakersfield College - Panorama Drive 360
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... and plenty of it.



  35. Pyrocumulus?

    Snapshot Title: Pyrocumulus?
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Bakersfield College - Panorama Drive 360
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    From the Tenant or Shirley Complex fires in the Greenhorn Mts.



  36. Puddle

    Snapshot Title: Puddle
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Bakersfield College - Panorama Drive 360
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... was dry before I finished shooting the GigaPan.



  37. GET Bus Terminal

    Snapshot Title: GET Bus Terminal
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Bakersfield College - Panorama Drive 360
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... and restrooms.



  38. Stadium Lights

    Snapshot Title: Stadium Lights
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Bakersfield College - Renegade Room, Solar Grid
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... in the distance.



  39. Solar Cells

    Snapshot Title: Solar Cells
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Bakersfield College - Renegade Room, Solar Grid
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... aimed at the high Noon sun.



  40. Not Exactly a Convertible

    Snapshot Title: Not Exactly a Convertible
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Bakersfield College - Renegade Room, Solar Grid
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... and the source of the fossil fuels that move it.



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