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Ron Schott's Snapshots

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  1. Manly Beacon

    Snapshot Title: Manly Beacon
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Zabriskie Point
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    The iconic landform to be seen at Zabriskie Point.



  2. Historic Stovepipe Wells

    Snapshot Title: Historic Stovepipe Wells
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Stovepipe Wells & Tucki Mountain
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    The stovepipe marked the location of the well in the shifting sands.



  3. Stovepipe Wells Village

    Snapshot Title: Stovepipe Wells Village
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Stovepipe Wells & Tucki Mountain
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Elevation: Sea Level



  4. Star Dune

    Snapshot Title: Star Dune
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Stovepipe Wells & Tucki Mountain
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    One of the tallest in this dunefield.



  5. Tephra Atop Sedimentary Rocks

    Snapshot Title: Tephra Atop Sedimentary Rocks
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Ubehebe Crater
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Blasted from the Crater.



  6. Woohoo!

    Snapshot Title: Woohoo!
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Teakettle Junction
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    There I am again!



  7. A-ha!

    Snapshot Title: A-ha!
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Teakettle Junction
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    A doubly mirrored image of the GigaPanner!



  8. The Grandstand

    Snapshot Title: The Grandstand
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Cottonwood Mountains
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... from another perspective.



  9. Paleozoic Sedimentary Rocks

    Snapshot Title: Paleozoic Sedimentary Rocks
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Southern Last Chance Range from Racetrack Valley
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... dipping away from the viewer.



  10. Park Ranger

    Snapshot Title: Park Ranger
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Recumbent Fold in the Cottonwood Mountains
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... off to help someone in the mountains.



  11. They're neck and neck!

    Snapshot Title: They're neck and neck!
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Racing Rocks
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... down the home stretch they come...



  12. Ubehebe Peak

    Snapshot Title: Ubehebe Peak
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Northern Contact Aureole of the Ubehebe Peak Pluton
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... the high point between Racetrack Valley and Saline Valley.



  13. Cheshire Cat

    Snapshot Title: Cheshire Cat
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Teakettle Junction
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    What's he smiling at?



  14. The Racetrack

    Snapshot Title: The Racetrack
    Taken by: Ron Schott

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



    Description:

    Same granitoid as Ubehebe Peak.



  15. Hmmm...

    Snapshot Title: Hmmm...
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Last Chance Range - Dry Mountain
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... something here looks suspiciously volcanic.



  16. Listing

    Snapshot Title: Listing
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Southern Last Chance Range
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... if you can think of a mountain range as a ship.



  17. White Mountain

    Snapshot Title: White Mountain
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Bishop, California and the Tungsten Hills
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Third highest peak in California.



  18. A bit of Color

    Snapshot Title: A bit of Color
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: West from Ubehebe Crater
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Oxidized tephra from a cinder cone?



  19. Independence Dike

    Snapshot Title: Independence Dike
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Independence Dikes
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... the dark mafic rock crosscutting the sedimentary rocks.



  20. Colorful

    Snapshot Title: Colorful
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: West Face of the Inyo Mountains, North of Independence, California
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Time to pull out some maps to try to find out what formation this is...



  21. Traffic on 395

    Snapshot Title: Traffic on 395
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Owens Lake Dust Cloud
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... mostly northbound.



  22. Ponderosa

    Snapshot Title: Ponderosa
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Ponderosas
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Needles & Bark



  23. Chilly Trees

    Snapshot Title: Chilly Trees
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Hilton Creek Fault Scarp
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    It's cold up there.



  24. Drapeau Tricolore, Drapeau Français

    Snapshot Title: Drapeau Tricolore, Drapeau Français
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Carrière des Grands Caous (Quarry of the Grands Caous) - 20.9 Gigapixels
    Image Owner: Guillaume Roumestan



    Description:

    Is this the one we were looking for?



  25. Tufa Towers

    Snapshot Title: Tufa Towers
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Mono Lake
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... originally formed when the lake level was higher.



  26. Waterfall

    Snapshot Title: Waterfall
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Silver Meadow
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... issuing from a hanging valley.



  27. Panum Crater

    Snapshot Title: Panum Crater
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Mono-Inyo Craters
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    A small rhyolite dome and tephra ring just south of Mono Lake.



  28. Granite of Aeolian Buttes

    Snapshot Title: Granite of Aeolian Buttes
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Mono-Inyo Craters
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    The pluton along the margin of which the Mono-Inyo Crater chain has erupted.



  29. Clastic Dike

    Snapshot Title: Clastic Dike
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Big Pumice Cut
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Filled from above.



  30. Columnar Jointing

    Snapshot Title: Columnar Jointing
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Owens River Gorge
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Quite a bit of it can be seen if you look around.



  31. Dike in Boulder

    Snapshot Title: Dike in Boulder
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Alluvial Conglomerate along Lone Pine Creek
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    There's a horizontal dike of finer grained granite near the base of this granitic boulder.



  32. Los Angeles Aqueduct

    Snapshot Title: Los Angeles Aqueduct
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Owens Valley 360
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Los_Angeles_Aqueduct Will open in a new tab or window



  33. Swallow in Flight

    Snapshot Title: Swallow in Flight
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Owens Valley 360
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Incoming!



  34. Mount Williamson

    Snapshot Title: Mount Williamson
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Owens Valley 360
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Sierra Nevada Range



  35. Lupines!

    Snapshot Title: Lupines!
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Lone Pine Creek
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    I think.



  36. Lone Pine Peak

    Snapshot Title: Lone Pine Peak
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Lone Pine Peak & Mount Whitney
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Appears taller from this location, but it's not.



  37. Mount Whitney

    Snapshot Title: Mount Whitney
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Lone Pine Peak & Mount Whitney
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Whitney Will open in a new tab or window



  38. Olancha Peak

    Snapshot Title: Olancha Peak
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Olancha Peak from Olancha, California
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... slightly left of center.



  39. Lone Pine Peak

    Snapshot Title: Lone Pine Peak
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Movie Flats
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... which appears to be the tallest mountain from this perspective, and thus is often confused with Mount Whitney.



  40. Mafic Enclaves

    Snapshot Title: Mafic Enclaves
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Brush Creek Cascades
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... and plenty of 'em!



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