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Ron Schott's Snapshots

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  1. Spring Colors

    Snapshot Title: Spring Colors
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Mid-February 2016 Wildflowers, Tejon Ranch
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Orange, Green, Blue, and Grey



  2. Glorious Orange

    Snapshot Title: Glorious Orange
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Mid-February 2016 Wildflowers, Tejon Ranch
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Poppy Explosion!



  3. Boulder Islands

    Snapshot Title: Boulder Islands
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Poppy Explosion!
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... in a sea of California Poppies.



  4. Salt

    Snapshot Title: Salt
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Searles Lake and Trona, California
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Stockpiles.



  5. Searles Valley Minerals

    Snapshot Title: Searles Valley Minerals
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Searles Lake and Trona, California
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Chemical plant.



  6. Ballarat "Delta"

    Snapshot Title: Ballarat "Delta"
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Last Light on the Southern Panamint Range
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Focus of a series of more detailed GigaPans: www.gigapan.com/gigapans?query=Ballarat



  7. Ballarat, CA

    Snapshot Title: Ballarat, CA
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Last Light on the Southern Panamint Range
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Permanent residents: 1



  8. Near Vertically Dipping Beds

    Snapshot Title: Near Vertically Dipping Beds
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Central Argus Range
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    What may appear as complex structure is actually mostly just topography here.



  9. Revenue Canyon Quarries

    Snapshot Title: Revenue Canyon Quarries
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Central Argus Range
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Limestone.



  10. Revenue Canyon Quarries

    Snapshot Title: Revenue Canyon Quarries
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Northern Argus Range
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Limestone.



  11. Structural Geologists' Dreams

    Snapshot Title: Structural Geologists' Dreams
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Panamint Springs and the Northern Panamint Valley
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Field Camp student's nightmare.



  12. Geological Contact

    Snapshot Title: Geological Contact
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Panamint Springs and the Northern Panamint Valley
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    See it in GigaPanned detail: www.gigapan.com/gigapans/104084



  13. Panamint Springs, CA

    Snapshot Title: Panamint Springs, CA
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Panamint Springs and the Northern Panamint Valley
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Expensive gas.



  14. Basaltic Cap

    Snapshot Title: Basaltic Cap
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Cottonwood Mountains, Death Valley National Park
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... in cross sectional view, exposed by erosion.



  15. Nova Basalts Talus

    Snapshot Title: Nova Basalts Talus
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Cottonwood Mountains, Death Valley National Park
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... draping Paleozoic sedimentary strata.



  16. Almost on Strike

    Snapshot Title: Almost on Strike
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Cottonwood Mountains, Death Valley National Park
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... but not quite.



  17. Chloride Cliff

    Snapshot Title: Chloride Cliff
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Goldfields in Death Valley
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Old mining district.



  18. Golden Carpet

    Snapshot Title: Golden Carpet
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Goldfields in Death Valley
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... on an alluvial fan surface.



  19. Corkscrew Peak

    Snapshot Title: Corkscrew Peak
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Wildflowers along the Beatty Cutoff, Death Valley National Park
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Not the most flattering light.



  20. Superbloom!

    Snapshot Title: Superbloom!
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Wildflowers along the Beatty Cutoff, Death Valley National Park
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Only the rocks outnumber the flowers.



  21. Chloride Cliff

    Snapshot Title: Chloride Cliff
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Wildflowers along the Beatty Cutoff, Death Valley National Park
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Former mining district.



  22. Mesquite Dunes

    Snapshot Title: Mesquite Dunes
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Tucki Mountain, Death Valley NP
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Death Valley NP



  23. Stovepipe Wells, CA

    Snapshot Title: Stovepipe Wells, CA
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Tucki Mountain, Death Valley NP
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Sea Level



  24. Tucki Mountain

    Snapshot Title: Tucki Mountain
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Tucki Mountain, Death Valley NP
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Precambrian Core



  25. Unnamed Peak

    Snapshot Title: Unnamed Peak
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Death Valley Buttes
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    2750' ASL



  26. Red Top

    Snapshot Title: Red Top
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Death Valley Buttes
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    3017' ASL



  27. Flat Lying Strata

    Snapshot Title: Flat Lying Strata
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Alluvial Fans - Cloudy
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... at the range front.



  28. Partly Cloudy

    Snapshot Title: Partly Cloudy
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Alluvial Fans - Cloudy
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Some days you catch a high cloud mid-GigaPan. :-(



  29. Headless Rider

    Snapshot Title: Headless Rider
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Alluvial Fans - Cloudy
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Beware!



  30. Fresh Deposits

    Snapshot Title: Fresh Deposits
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: The Central Cottonwood Mountains
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... can be differentiated from older ones by color. Greater amounts of desert varnish give older deposits a darker color.



  31. Titus Canyon

    Snapshot Title: Titus Canyon
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: North of Titus Canyon
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... is in this gap.



  32. Desert Hike

    Snapshot Title: Desert Hike
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Mosaic Canyon Mouth
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... to view the mosaics.



  33. Structural Complexity

    Snapshot Title: Structural Complexity
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Mosaic Canyon Mouth
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... within the Noonday Dolomite.



  34. Quaternary Terraces

    Snapshot Title: Quaternary Terraces
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Mosaic Canyon Mouth
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Incised by more recent runoff.



  35. Mosaic Canyon Fault

    Snapshot Title: Mosaic Canyon Fault
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Mosaic Canyon Mouth
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Dip slope of a detachment fault.



  36. School Complex

    Snapshot Title: School Complex
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: City in the Hills
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Fletcher Elementary and Cato Middle School



  37. Bear Mountain

    Snapshot Title: Bear Mountain
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: City in the Hills
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Prominent peak in the southern Sierras.



  38. Mouth of Kern River Gorge

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

    Image: City in the Hills
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... where the Kern River emerges from the Sierra Nevada into the San Joaquin Valley.



  39. Morning Drive Exit

    Snapshot Title: Morning Drive Exit
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: City in the Hills
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... recently completed.



  40. City in the Hills

    Snapshot Title: City in the Hills
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: City in the Hills
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... development.



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