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Ron Schott's Snapshots

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  1. Sulfurous

    Snapshot Title: Sulfurous
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Ajo Open Pit Overburden
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... a boulder chock full of weathering pyrite.



  2. Talus

    Snapshot Title: Talus
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Ajo Open Pit Overburden
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... anthropogenic.



  3. Self Grooming

    Snapshot Title: Self Grooming
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Tidal Flat and Shoreline, Bolinas Bay, California
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... not much privacy.



  4. Decapitated Saguaro

    Snapshot Title: Decapitated Saguaro
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Ajo Mountains, Organ Pipe Cactus NM Loop Drive
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... trying to recover.



  5. Organ Pipe Cactus

    Snapshot Title: Organ Pipe Cactus
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Ajo Mountains, Organ Pipe Cactus NM Loop Drive
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... thriving.



  6. The Moon

    Snapshot Title: The Moon
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: City Park @ Sunset 010909
    Image Owner: Ned Radinsky



    Description:

    ... nearing a full moon.



  7. Contrail Pollution

    Snapshot Title: Contrail Pollution
    Taken by: Ron Schott

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



    Description:

    Humbug!



  8. Strike and Dip

    Snapshot Title: Strike and Dip
    Taken by: Ron Schott

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



    Description:

    Get out your Brunton.



  9. Knot

    Snapshot Title: Knot
    Taken by: Ron Schott

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



    Description:

    ... on a board.



  10. Entrance Station

    Snapshot Title: Entrance Station
    Taken by: Ron Schott

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



    Description:

    $5 please.



  11. Syncline

    Snapshot Title: Syncline
    Taken by: Ron Schott

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



    Description:

    ... smiles at you.



  12. Trash

    Snapshot Title: Trash
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Calico Folds (View #1)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... in case you were wondering.



  13. Anticline Hinge

    Snapshot Title: Anticline Hinge
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Calico Folds (View #1)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... tightly folded.



  14. Stump

    Snapshot Title: Stump
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Jenner, California
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... of a coast redwood, most likely.



  15. Blueschist Boulder

    Snapshot Title: Blueschist Boulder
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Jenner, California
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... with a dash of eclogite!



  16. The Blue House

    Snapshot Title: The Blue House
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Jenner, California
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... eye-grabbing color.



  17. Site of Alae Crater

    Snapshot Title: Site of Alae Crater
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Mauna Ulu, Hawaii, 360 view
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

    Inundated during the early stages of the Mauna Ulu eruption sequence (see the lava cascade here: www.ngdc.noaa.gov/hazard/img/200_res/33/33_672.tif Will open in a new tab or window), Alae Crater was one of the pit craters alon...



  18. GigaPan Unit #2

    Snapshot Title: GigaPan Unit #2
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Mouth of the Russian River
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... working with the Canon SX10!S.



  19. Blueschist Knocker

    Snapshot Title: Blueschist Knocker
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Mouth of the Russian River
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ...on the beach.



  20. Seastack

    Snapshot Title: Seastack
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Sonoma Coast and the Russian River, from Goat Rock State Park, California
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... probably a knocker of blueschist.



  21. Feathers, too.

    Snapshot Title: Feathers, too.
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Pillows!
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... not just pillows.



  22. Tarn

    Snapshot Title: Tarn
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Tricouni Peak, Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
    Image Owner: Steve Cheng



    Description:

    One of many nice alpine glacial landforms visible here...



  23. I-80

    Snapshot Title: I-80
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Reno, Nevada, USA
    Image Owner: Mike Gemperle



    Description:

    Which exit?



  24. Big Guns

    Snapshot Title: Big Guns
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Philadelphia From Camden Shore
    Image Owner: Leo Boissonnault



    Description:

    A whole lotta firepower.



  25. Lonely Chimney

    Snapshot Title: Lonely Chimney
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: west mountain drive, santa barbara
    Image Owner: SB.PhotoTech



    Description:

    ... and lots of erosion control measures.



  26. Olivine and Chromite

    Snapshot Title: Olivine and Chromite
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Dunite in Plane-Polarized Light
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Same olivine crystal as in the featured snapshot here: www.gigapan.org/viewGigapan.php?id=12751&snapshot_id=35174



  27. QTVR

    Snapshot Title: QTVR
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Bryce Canyon from Sunset Point
    Image Owner: AutoMateUser



    Description:

    It was from somewhere back in this area that I shot this QTVR: ron.outcrop.org/QTVR/bryce_span1.mov Will open in a new tab or window



  28. Cement Donut?

    Snapshot Title: Cement Donut?
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Dumpster
    Image Owner: Mike McCaffrey



    Description:

    Wonder what they used to do...



  29. Psychedelic Interference Colors

    Snapshot Title: Psychedelic Interference Colors
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Dunite in Cross-Polarized Light
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... aah, the beauty of petrology!



  30. Mmmmm, turbidites!

    Snapshot Title: Mmmmm, turbidites!
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Point Lobos State Reserve, California
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

    Lovely conglomerates... reminds me of my Ph.D. up the coast at Gualala!



  31. Fractures in Olivine

    Snapshot Title: Fractures in Olivine
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Dunite in Cross-Polarized Light
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... looks like a stained-glass window.



  32. John Brown's Farm

    Snapshot Title: John Brown's Farm
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: View From Whiteface Mountain
    Image Owner: Mary Nichols



    Description:

    ... his home before and after his foray into Bleeding Kansas and the home he left on the way to Harpers Ferry.



  33. Field Assistant

    Snapshot Title: Field Assistant
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Yet Another Outcrop of Fort Hays Limestone
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... gives you a sense of the scale of these beds.



  34. Cliff of Fort Hays Limestone

    Snapshot Title: Cliff of Fort Hays Limestone
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Cliffs Along Lower Hackberry Creek
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... thickly bedded chalk.



  35. Clinging to Life

    Snapshot Title: Clinging to Life
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Fort Hays Limestone Cliff and Beaver Dam
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... on a narrow ledge.



  36. Fault Found

    Snapshot Title: Fault Found
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Fort Hays Limestone Cliffs, near Smoky Hill River
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Can you tell what the sense of motion across it is?



  37. Contact!

    Snapshot Title: Contact!
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Fort Hays Cliffs, Confluence of Hackberry Creek and the Smoky Hill River
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Niobrara Formation along lower Hackberry Creek, Trego County, Kansas. Yellowish Smoky Hill member overlying the thickly bedded Fort Hays member.



  38. Dueling GigaPans

    Snapshot Title: Dueling GigaPans
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Castle Rock (from the West)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    My field assistant was taking this GigaPan: www.gigapan.org/viewGigapan.php?id=12454



  39. Outcrop

    Snapshot Title: Outcrop
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Castle Rock (from the East)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ... the photographer's get-away vehicle, describing the target of this "shooting".



  40. 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.



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