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Ron Schott's Snapshots

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  1. Sub-Sill

    Snapshot Title: Sub-Sill
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Finger Mountain, Antarctica
    Image Owner: Zbigniew Malolepszy



    Description:

    A smaller sill diverges from the larger one.



  2. Eroding Littoral Cone

    Snapshot Title: Eroding Littoral Cone
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Green Sand Beach Big Island of Hawaii
    Image Owner: Robert Nagao



    Description:

    Mmmm, olivine!



  3. Barnacle Bill

    Snapshot Title: Barnacle Bill
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: 'Presidential' Panorama
    Image Owner: NASA



    Description:

    Martian Andesite



  4. Sojourner Probes Yogi

    Snapshot Title: Sojourner Probes Yogi
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: 'Presidential' Panorama
    Image Owner: NASA



    Description:

    Hey BooBoo, what's this rover doing to my backside?



  5. A Fin of Chalk

    Snapshot Title: A Fin of Chalk
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Castle Rock Badlands (Anaglyph)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... standing tall.



  6. Depth of Field

    Snapshot Title: Depth of Field
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Castle Rock Badlands (Anaglyph)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... three levels.



  7. Half Dome

    Snapshot Title: Half Dome
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Yosemite Valley from the side
    Image Owner: Kurt



    Description:

    ... in the distance.



  8. Ogallala Conglomerate

    Snapshot Title: Ogallala Conglomerate
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Castle Rock Badlands, Gove County, Kansas
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... capping the cliff.



  9. Ogallala Boulder

    Snapshot Title: Ogallala Boulder
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Castle Rock Badlands, Gove County, Kansas
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... fallen from the cliff above.



  10. Castle Rock

    Snapshot Title: Castle Rock
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Castle Rock Badlands, Gove County, Kansas
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... used to be taller.



  11. Spire

    Snapshot Title: Spire
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Castle Rock Badlands, Gove County, Kansas
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    How ling before it topples?



  12. Stop - RR Crossing

    Snapshot Title: Stop - RR Crossing
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Hornet Stadium at the Alex G. Spanos Sports Complex - California State University, Sacramento
    Image Owner: Joel Baldwin



    Description:

    Pretty sharp considering the distance.



  13. Bird in flight.

    Snapshot Title: Bird in flight.
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Hornet Stadium at the Alex G. Spanos Sports Complex - California State University, Sacramento
    Image Owner: Joel Baldwin



    Description:

    ... too blurred to identify, but a nice aerodynamic shape.



  14. Farming Black Gold

    Snapshot Title: Farming Black Gold
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Autumn Fields, Evening
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... in the oil patch.



  15. In a Hurry

    Snapshot Title: In a Hurry
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Autumn Fields, Evening
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... scaring up a flock of birds, too.



  16. Wild Turkeys

    Snapshot Title: Wild Turkeys
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Autumn Fields, Evening
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... fattening up for Thanksgiving.



  17. Hay Bales

    Snapshot Title: Hay Bales
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Autumn Fields, Evening
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... catching the light at slightly different angles.



  18. Yellow Leaves

    Snapshot Title: Yellow Leaves
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Autumn Fields, Evening
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... last of the season.



  19. Moo-ving Targets

    Snapshot Title: Moo-ving Targets
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Autumn Fields, Evening
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... eating their dinner.



  20. Old Farmhouse

    Snapshot Title: Old Farmhouse
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Autumn Fields, Evening
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... has seen better days.



  21. Milo Harvest

    Snapshot Title: Milo Harvest
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Autumn Fields, Evening
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... in progress.



  22. Top of another Grain Elevator

    Snapshot Title: Top of another Grain Elevator
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Autumn Fields, Evening
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... in Plainville, Kansas - 19.42 miles from the camera location.



  23. Grain Elevator

    Snapshot Title: Grain Elevator
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Autumn Fields, Evening
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... in Zurich, Kansas - 14.34 miles from the camera location.



  24. Bird in Flight

    Snapshot Title: Bird in Flight
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Autumn Fields, Evening
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... in the foreground out of focus and moving fast.



  25. Country Road

    Snapshot Title: Country Road
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Autumn Fields, Evening
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... take me home.



  26. Cathedral of the Plains

    Snapshot Title: Cathedral of the Plains
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Hays, Kansas - Fall 2008
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... located in Victoria, Kansas, 12.5 miles due East of the camera loction. Zoom zoom! :-)



  27. Cross Bedding

    Snapshot Title: Cross Bedding
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Stannage Edge
    Image Owner: Derek Doar



    Description:

    ... in the cliffside.



  28. Plagioclase Feldspar

    Snapshot Title: Plagioclase Feldspar
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Giant Forest Granodiorite
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    You can clearly see the striations on this cleavage surface.



  29. Pretty Big Garnet

    Snapshot Title: Pretty Big Garnet
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Little Gneiss, Big Garnet 2
    Image Owner: Jen Piatek



    Description:

    ... for anyplace other than Gore Mountain.



  30. Spatter Rampart

    Snapshot Title: Spatter Rampart
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: joggel 4nue
    Image Owner: hophi



    Description:

    ... on the lip of a spatter cone.



  31. Moo.

    Snapshot Title: Moo.
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Hays, Kansas - Fall 2008
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... a cow.



  32. Hays Water Tower

    Snapshot Title: Hays Water Tower
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Hays, Kansas - Fall 2008
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... at 20x zoom on a 10 megapixel camera. :-)



  33. Garnet Necklace

    Snapshot Title: Garnet Necklace
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Weathered Metanorthosite, Roaring Brook, Adirondack Mountains
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... another corona.



  34. Garnet Corona

    Snapshot Title: Garnet Corona
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Weathered Metanorthosite, Roaring Brook, Adirondack Mountains
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... surrounding a clino(?)pyroxene.



  35. Self Portrait

    Snapshot Title: Self Portrait
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Giant Sequoia, Lost Grove, Sequoia National Park, Califronia
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ...on redwood.



  36. Epidote(?)

    Snapshot Title: Epidote(?)
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Giant Forest Granodiorite
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... it has the right pistacio green color. Probably a secondary mineral.



  37. Biotite

    Snapshot Title: Biotite
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Giant Forest Granodiorite
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... showing a pseudohexagonal habit.



  38. Magnetite(?)

    Snapshot Title: Magnetite(?)
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Giant Forest Granodiorite
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Seems to have a metallic luster.



  39. Hornblende

    Snapshot Title: Hornblende
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Giant Forest Granodiorite
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Somewhat elongate, dark green color. Can't quite make out the cleavage angle... Also a small sphene grain at the upper right end of the hornblende crystal.



  40. Sphene

    Snapshot Title: Sphene
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Giant Forest Granodiorite
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... the mineral currently known as titanite.



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