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  1. Alpenglow

    Snapshot Title: Alpenglow
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Alpenglow, Guadalupe Mountains, Texas
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    The whole range had color like this for a few fleeting moments.



  2. Meta-Meta-Gigapan!

    Snapshot Title: Meta-Meta-Gigapan!
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Tidy that office!
    Image Owner: Michael Ross



    Description:

    ... unless there's another one in there that I missed.



  3. Fault!

    Snapshot Title: Fault!
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Faults, near Guadalupe Mountains National Park
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... very minor offset on this one.



  4. Tilted Strata

    Snapshot Title: Tilted Strata
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: LAGO DI MONATE VARESE ITALY
    Image Owner: marco mosterts



    Description:

    ... and stately pines.



  5. Edi

    Snapshot Title: Edi
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Bell Canyon/Rader Slide Roadcut
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... standing in the Bell Canyon Sandstones.



  6. The Cavalry

    Snapshot Title: The Cavalry
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: President Barack Obama's Inaugural Address by David Bergman
    Image Owner: David Bergman



    Description:

    ... well actually horse artillery, judging by what's behind them.



  7. The Texas Delegation

    Snapshot Title: The Texas Delegation
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: President Barack Obama's Inaugural Address by David Bergman
    Image Owner: David Bergman



    Description:

    Waterfront seats.



  8. What's so interesting...

    Snapshot Title: What's so interesting...
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: President Barack Obama's Inaugural Address by David Bergman
    Image Owner: David Bergman



    Description:

    ... down there?



  9. [Janua]ry 20, 2009

    Snapshot Title: [Janua]ry 20, 2009
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: President Barack Obama's Inaugural Address by David Bergman
    Image Owner: David Bergman



    Description:

    ... in case there was any doubt.



  10. Green Bay Packers fan

    Snapshot Title: Green Bay Packers fan
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: President Barack Obama's Inaugural Address by David Bergman
    Image Owner: David Bergman



    Description:

    Not sure who, but he must be important!



  11. Foresets and Guadalupe Peak

    Snapshot Title: Foresets and Guadalupe Peak
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: El Capitan Reef, West Side
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Vegetation highlighting geology - gotta love it!



  12. Conglomerate

    Snapshot Title: Conglomerate
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Permian Reef Trail, McKittrick Canyon, Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... Quaternary, I think.



  13. Caves

    Snapshot Title: Caves
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Limestones near Carlsbad, New Mexico
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... small ones, in Carlsbad Caverns National Park.



  14. Excavation?

    Snapshot Title: Excavation?
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Kilbourne Hole - East Crater Wall
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Looks like someone has helped out the natural erosion here to expose the layer beneath the basaltic lava flow.



  15. Missing Basalt

    Snapshot Title: Missing Basalt
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Kilbourne Hole - East Crater Wall
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    This is the one area along the entire rim of the crater where there appears to have been no preexisting basalt lava layer - the tephra lies directly upon unconsolidated Quaternary alluvium.



  16. East Rim

    Snapshot Title: East Rim
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Kilbourne Hole - East Crater Wall
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... one of the thickest accumulations of tephra around the crater as far as I could see. Was the wind blowing from the west during the eruption?



  17. Clouds

    Snapshot Title: Clouds
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Muleshoe Mound and Clouds
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... exiting more rapidly than I had hoped. What's your hurry?



  18. Muleshoe Mound

    Snapshot Title: Muleshoe Mound
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Muleshoe Mound and Clouds
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... a Mississippian-aged reef.



  19. A Crack in the Earth

    Snapshot Title: A Crack in the Earth
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Mudcracks
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... in fact, cracks upon cracks.



  20. Muleshoe Mound

    Snapshot Title: Muleshoe Mound
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Dog Canyon, Sacramento Mountains, New Mexico
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... subject of an upcoming GigaPan.



  21. Here's looking at you...

    Snapshot Title: Here's looking at you...
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Dog Canyon, Sacramento Mountains, New Mexico
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... horse!



  22. Angle of Repose

    Snapshot Title: Angle of Repose
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: White Sands (View#2)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... on the slipface of a barchan dune.



  23. Arrow

    Snapshot Title: Arrow
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: White Sands (View#2)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Where does it point?



  24. Snow on Sand

    Snapshot Title: Snow on Sand
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: White Sands (View#2)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Snow is definitely whiter.



  25. Slipface

    Snapshot Title: Slipface
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: White Sands (View#2)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ...where many have slid.



  26. Gypsum

    Snapshot Title: Gypsum
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Tracks
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    You can almost make out the reflections off the cleavage surfaces.



  27. Human

    Snapshot Title: Human
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Tracks
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... five toes.



  28. Hikers

    Snapshot Title: Hikers
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: White Sands (View #1)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... on a sand sea.



  29. Roadside Port-a-Potties

    Snapshot Title: Roadside Port-a-Potties
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: San Andres Mountains, White Sands Missile Range
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    How thoughtful!



  30. Restricted Area

    Snapshot Title: Restricted Area
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: San Andres Mountains, White Sands Missile Range
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Thou shalt not enter!



  31. 18th Century Decks

    Snapshot Title: 18th Century Decks
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: USS Constitution - the gun deck
    Image Owner: Bruce Perry



    Description:

    ... in excellent condition.



  32. 20th Century Lighting

    Snapshot Title: 20th Century Lighting
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: USS Constitution - the gun deck
    Image Owner: Bruce Perry



    Description:

    FAIL!



  33. Toys?

    Snapshot Title: Toys?
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Sand pit
    Image Owner: Sebastian Langguth



    Description:

    You must have had the biggest sandbox toys of all of your friends, too!



  34. Spire/Tower at George Washington Cemetary

    Snapshot Title: Spire/Tower at George Washington Cemetary
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: A city near Route 80
    Image Owner: miao



    Description:

    ... off Century Road in Paramus, NJ. All four of my grandparents are buried in this cemetary.



  35. Paterson, NJ

    Snapshot Title: Paterson, NJ
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: A city near Route 80
    Image Owner: miao



    Description:

    Just as I suspected!



  36. Headworks

    Snapshot Title: Headworks
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Bisbee, Arizona Sunset
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... rusting.



  37. Radiating

    Snapshot Title: Radiating
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Common Sotol, southern Arizona
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ...concentrically.



  38. Dry

    Snapshot Title: Dry
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Common Sotol, southern Arizona
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ...parched, it would seem.



  39. Barbs

    Snapshot Title: Barbs
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Common Sotol, southern Arizona
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ...sharp.



  40. Leaves

    Snapshot Title: Leaves
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Common Sotol, southern Arizona
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... I'm fairly certain.



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