1. Skip to navigation
  2. Skip to content
  3. Skip to sidebar


Ron Schott's Snapshots

Go to page:
  1. Waves

    Snapshot Title: Waves
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Shipwreck Beach - Lanai
    Image Owner: ted Brattstrom



    Description:

    ... rolling ashore.



  2. Red/Orange Weathering

    Snapshot Title: Red/Orange Weathering
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Waimea Canyon
    Image Owner: Kim Bridges



    Description:

    ... resulting from the oxidation of iron.



  3. Volcanic Layers

    Snapshot Title: Volcanic Layers
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Waimea Canyon
    Image Owner: Kim Bridges



    Description:

    Lava flow upon lava flow built up the Hawaiian Islands. Now it's erosion's turn to tear them down.



  4. Another Coral "Bomb"

    Snapshot Title: Another Coral "Bomb"
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Ka'Iwi Coast
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    A fragment of the coral reef caught up in an explosive phreatomagmatic eruption.



  5. Volcanic Bomb

    Snapshot Title: Volcanic Bomb
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Ka'Iwi Coast
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Coral projectile, impacted into volcanic ash and lapilli.



  6. Talus Fan

    Snapshot Title: Talus Fan
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Haleakala Crater, Maui, Hawaii.
    Image Owner: James Crowe



    Description:

    ... of accumulated rockfalls.



  7. Older Volcanic Strata

    Snapshot Title: Older Volcanic Strata
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Haleakala Crater, Maui, Hawaii.
    Image Owner: James Crowe



    Description:

    ... revealed by erosion.



  8. Cinder Cones

    Snapshot Title: Cinder Cones
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Haleakala Crater, Maui, Hawaii.
    Image Owner: James Crowe



    Description:

    Two of many.



  9. Pu`u Pua`i

    Snapshot Title: Pu`u Pua`i
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Kilauea Iki crater, eastern side
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

    Spatter and cinder cone.



  10. Steam Vent

    Snapshot Title: Steam Vent
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Kilauea Iki crater, eastern side
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

    Thermal exhaust port.



  11. Lava Lake Benches

    Snapshot Title: Lava Lake Benches
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Kilauea Iki crater, eastern side
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

    ... recording former highstands of the lava lake.



  12. Volcaniclastic Strata

    Snapshot Title: Volcaniclastic Strata
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Hanauma Bay
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Dipping towards the ocean.



  13. Coral Reef

    Snapshot Title: Coral Reef
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Hanauma Bay
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Snorkeler for scale.



  14. Wave Erosion

    Snapshot Title: Wave Erosion
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Hanauma Bay
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    ... beautifully exposing the volcanic strata.



  15. Glacial Meltwater Falls

    Snapshot Title: Glacial Meltwater Falls
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Mount Baker West Slopes
    Image Owner: r1schmidt



    Description:

    ... or is that meltwaterfalls?



  16. Stratified

    Snapshot Title: Stratified
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Mount Baker West Slopes
    Image Owner: r1schmidt



    Description:

    Lava flows and pyroclastic deposits.



  17. Ice Cap

    Snapshot Title: Ice Cap
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Mount Baker West Slopes
    Image Owner: r1schmidt



    Description:

    A recipe for lahars.



  18. Lateral Moraine

    Snapshot Title: Lateral Moraine
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Rainier Sunrise
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Forested on the North.



  19. Crevasses

    Snapshot Title: Crevasses
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Rainier Sunrise
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... and a medial moraine.



  20. Pyroclastic Strata

    Snapshot Title: Pyroclastic Strata
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Mt Adams Washington State
    Image Owner: Marc Biundo



    Description:

    ... give the stratovolcano its form.



  21. Columnar Joints

    Snapshot Title: Columnar Joints
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Latourell Falls, Columbia Gorge, Oregon
    Image Owner: Stoney Vintson



    Description:

    Like the ranks of a pipe organ.



  22. Two Distinct Flows

    Snapshot Title: Two Distinct Flows
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Latourell Falls, Columbia Gorge, Oregon
    Image Owner: Stoney Vintson



    Description:

    Different cooling histories.



  23. Plunge Pool

    Snapshot Title: Plunge Pool
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Latourell Falls, Columbia Gorge, Oregon
    Image Owner: Stoney Vintson



    Description:

    Looking cool.



  24. Lateral Moraine

    Snapshot Title: Lateral Moraine
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Mount Hood in Summer
    Image Owner: John



    Description:

    ... near the head of the White River Valley.



  25. Wizard Island

    Snapshot Title: Wizard Island
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Crater Lake and Wizard Island
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Cinder Cone



  26. Contrasting

    Snapshot Title: Contrasting
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Siskiyou Pass Volcaniclastic Deposits
    Image Owner: ahochstaedter



    Description:

    Volcaniclastics



  27. Vertical Dike

    Snapshot Title: Vertical Dike
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Siskiyou Pass Volcaniclastic Deposits
    Image Owner: ahochstaedter



    Description:

    ...crosscutting volcaniclastics.



  28. Obsidian Cowpie

    Snapshot Title: Obsidian Cowpie
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: A Volcanologist's Paradise
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Lava flows.



  29. Schonchin Butte

    Snapshot Title: Schonchin Butte
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Devils Homestead Lava Flow
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Cinder Cone



  30. Hotlum Cone

    Snapshot Title: Hotlum Cone
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Cinder cone and Mount Shasta (l6)
    Image Owner: Rich Gibson



    Description:

    Current peak of Mt Shasta



  31. Serpentinite

    Snapshot Title: Serpentinite
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: View from Butterfly Peak
    Image Owner: Suk Choo Kim



    Description:

    Judging by the color.



  32. Ultramafics?

    Snapshot Title: Ultramafics?
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: View from Butterfly Peak
    Image Owner: Suk Choo Kim



    Description:

    Rusty weathering color.



  33. Grey Ash(?) Bed

    Snapshot Title: Grey Ash(?) Bed
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: CA=139 Roadcut (Better Exposure?)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    .



  34. Volcanic Breccia

    Snapshot Title: Volcanic Breccia
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: CA=139 Roadcut (Better Exposure?)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    .



  35. Fantastic Delta

    Snapshot Title: Fantastic Delta
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Lake Tahoe from the Heavenly Gondola Observation Deck
    Image Owner: Joseph Saracino



    Description:

    ... with longshore drift.



  36. Granitic Shoreline

    Snapshot Title: Granitic Shoreline
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Silver Lake
    Image Owner: John Toeppen



    Description:

    .



  37. Thunder Mountain

    Snapshot Title: Thunder Mountain
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Silver Lake
    Image Owner: John Toeppen



    Description:

    Tertiary Mehrten Formation.



  38. Tower Peak

    Snapshot Title: Tower Peak
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Leavitt Meadow
    Image Owner: John Toeppen



    Description:

    ... on the boundary of Yosemite National Park.



  39. Cutbank & Point Bar

    Snapshot Title: Cutbank & Point Bar
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Leavitt Meadow
    Image Owner: John Toeppen



    Description:

    ... on the meandering Walker River.



  40. Twins

    Snapshot Title: Twins
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Stanislaus River
    Image Owner: John Toeppen



    Description:

    Probable stitching artifact.



Go to page: