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Ron Schott's Snapshots

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  1. Baymouth Bar

    Snapshot Title: Baymouth Bar
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Rodeo Beach, Golden Gate National Recreation Area
    Image Owner: Dale Tan



    Description:

    ... and Rodeo Lagoon.



  2. Bouldery Beach

    Snapshot Title: Bouldery Beach
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Pacific Coast, Sonoma County, California (Anaglyph)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... in 3D.



  3. Columnar Joints

    Snapshot Title: Columnar Joints
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Seal Rock State Park
    Image Owner: Michael Franz



    Description:

    ... in basalt.



  4. Beach Cusps

    Snapshot Title: Beach Cusps
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Seal Rock State Park
    Image Owner: Michael Franz



    Description:

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  5. Coarse Woody Debris

    Snapshot Title: Coarse Woody Debris
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Olympic Peninsula, Washington
    Image Owner: Jason Buchheim



    Description:

    Textbook definition.



  6. River Outlet

    Snapshot Title: River Outlet
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Olympic Peninsula, Washington
    Image Owner: Jason Buchheim



    Description:

    ... cutting through the sand bar.



  7. Glacial Polish(?)

    Snapshot Title: Glacial Polish(?)
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Lighthouse Park2
    Image Owner: Jayme Dunn



    Description:

    ... atop the outcrop.



  8. Granitic Rocks

    Snapshot Title: Granitic Rocks
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Lighthouse Park2
    Image Owner: Jayme Dunn



    Description:

    ... exposed on the shoreline.



  9. Eroaional Topography

    Snapshot Title: Eroaional Topography
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Broken Hill, Torrey Pines, San Diego, California
    Image Owner: viewfinder



    Description:

    Beautiful



  10. Horizontal Jointing

    Snapshot Title: Horizontal Jointing
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Joshua Tree Rock Piles
    Image Owner: John Toeppen



    Description:

    ... in granite.



  11. Smiley Face

    Snapshot Title: Smiley Face
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Joshua Tree Rock Piles
    Image Owner: John Toeppen



    Description:

    Joshua Tree on Granite.



  12. Nice Spheroidal Weathering

    Snapshot Title: Nice Spheroidal Weathering
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Joshua Tree Rock Piles
    Image Owner: John Toeppen



    Description:

    Behind the Joshua Tree.



  13. Felsic Dikes

    Snapshot Title: Felsic Dikes
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Entering Palm Springs
    Image Owner: Doyle Terry



    Description:

    ... cutting schist.



  14. Mappable Geology

    Snapshot Title: Mappable Geology
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Entering Palm Springs
    Image Owner: Doyle Terry



    Description:

    Contact clearly defined.



  15. Steep Erosional Slope

    Snapshot Title: Steep Erosional Slope
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Anzo Borrega
    Image Owner: John Toeppen



    Description:

    Clearly it doesn't rain often here.



  16. Cobbles & Boulders

    Snapshot Title: Cobbles & Boulders
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Anzo Borrega
    Image Owner: John Toeppen



    Description:

    Probably near the head of an alluvial fan.



  17. Benches

    Snapshot Title: Benches
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Open Pit Mine
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Well defined by the shadows.



  18. Chocolate Mountains

    Snapshot Title: Chocolate Mountains
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Open Pit Mine
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Yum!



  19. Dish Hill

    Snapshot Title: Dish Hill
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Dish Hill, Mojave Desert
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Cinder and Spatter Cone



  20. Geology Students

    Snapshot Title: Geology Students
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Dish Hill, Mojave Desert
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... searching for mantle xenoliths.



  21. Tertiary Volcanics

    Snapshot Title: Tertiary Volcanics
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Soggy Dry Lake Bed 3
    Image Owner: Doug Ellison



    Description:

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  22. Dry Lakebed

    Snapshot Title: Dry Lakebed
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Soggy Dry Lake Bed 3
    Image Owner: Doug Ellison



    Description:

    Pickup & Camper for scale.



  23. Elephant Mountain

    Snapshot Title: Elephant Mountain
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Calico Folds (View #2)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Tertiary hypabyssal intrusion.



  24. Overturned Beds

    Snapshot Title: Overturned Beds
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Palmdale Roadcut, San Andreas Fault
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... on top.



  25. Vertical Beds

    Snapshot Title: Vertical Beds
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Palmdale Roadcut, San Andreas Fault
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... were originally deposited horizontally.



  26. Anticline

    Snapshot Title: Anticline
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Palmdale Roadcut, San Andreas Fault
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    .



  27. Vesicular Lava

    Snapshot Title: Vesicular Lava
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: lava tube 2010.03.30
    Image Owner: Michael Lamberty



    Description:

    Frozen gas bubbles.



  28. Flow Structures

    Snapshot Title: Flow Structures
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: lava tube 2010.03.30
    Image Owner: Michael Lamberty



    Description:

    ... indicating the direction of flow.



  29. Salt Pan

    Snapshot Title: Salt Pan
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Badwater 360
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Very inhospitable.



  30. Fault Scarp

    Snapshot Title: Fault Scarp
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Badwater 360
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... on the crest of Agnes.



  31. Modern Alluvial Deposits

    Snapshot Title: Modern Alluvial Deposits
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Zabriskie Point
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... due to the rerouting of Funeral Wash.



  32. Benches

    Snapshot Title: Benches
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Open Pit Gold Mine near Rhyolite, Nevada
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... to slow rockfalls.



  33. Nature's Abstract Art

    Snapshot Title: Nature's Abstract Art
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Breccia, Titus Canyon Narrows, Death Valley NP
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Trippy.



  34. Rock Processing Equipment

    Snapshot Title: Rock Processing Equipment
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Scotty's Castle, Death Valley California
    Image Owner: Michael Shank



    Description:

    For ore or road gravel?



  35. Basalt Capped Hill

    Snapshot Title: Basalt Capped Hill
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Scotty's Castle, Death Valley California
    Image Owner: Michael Shank



    Description:

    ... above felsic mudflow deposits.



  36. Ubehebe Peak

    Snapshot Title: Ubehebe Peak
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Racetrack Playa and Ubehebe Peak from the North
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Jurassic granitoid.



  37. Contact

    Snapshot Title: Contact
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Racetrack Playa and Ubehebe Peak from the North
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... with a metamorphic aureole.



  38. Quarrying Cinders

    Snapshot Title: Quarrying Cinders
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Little Lake and Red Hill Cinder Cone, Southern Owens Valley, California
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... for road gravel.



  39. Spalling

    Snapshot Title: Spalling
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Movie Flats
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... of weathered layers.



  40. Spheroidal Weathering

    Snapshot Title: Spheroidal Weathering
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Movie Flats
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Well developed.



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