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Gigapan Geology Highlights

Glaciers & Glacial Deposits

Emmons Glacier, Mount Ranier: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/31720/
outwash sand & gravel: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/34814/
Grand Tetons: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/30919/

Rock & Mineral Samples

igneous rock # 1: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/11403/
igneous rock #2 (microscopic view): http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/12751/
igneous rock #3: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/11202/
igneous rock # 4 (microscopic view): http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/34882/

Structure

folded sedimentary rock: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/14842/
tilted sedimentary rock: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/6095/
normal fault #1: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/2166/
you tell me: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/6314/
normal fault #2: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/18176/

Igneous Rocks & Volcanoes

Columbia River basalt flows: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/31491/
pyroclastics: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/15111/
pillow basalts #1: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/14011/
pillow basalts #2: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/31588/
Yellowstone hot springs #1: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/31490/
Yellowstone hot springs #2: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/31085/
cinder cone: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/32328/
basaltic intrusions in gneiss: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/27098/
columnar joints: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/32265/
cinder cone crater w/ lava flow in background: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/32294/
Yellowstone basalt flow: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/31340/
Crater Lake: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/30178/
Kilauea Volcano: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/26294/
Mt. St. Helens, far: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/8223/
Mt. St. Helens, close: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/31411/
Pompeii: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/15276/
Devils Tower: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/54508/

Rivers

Yellowstone Falls: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/30717/
meander bend: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/32348/
roadcut through alluvium: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/1885/
alluvial fan: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/6491/

Sedimentary Rocks

limestone #1: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/2888/
limestone #2: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/2841/
limestone #2a: http://www.gigapan.org/viewGigapan.php?id=2826
recent sediments: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/17900/
chalk strata: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/2188/
strata, flat and tilted: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/32536/
travertine: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/31185/
limestone (w/ solution cavity & fault): http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/35231/
conglomerate #1: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/19796/
sedimentary strata: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/27006/
conglomerate #2: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/32432/

Fossils

crinoids & starfish: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/38271/

Metamorphic Rocks

marble with ductile (plastic) deformation: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/26736/
garnet gneiss: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/28136/
gneiss: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/27155/
folded slate: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/27217/
marble: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/27046/

Cool Geology: what do you see?

Owyhee River Valley, OR: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/24823/
Dinosaur National Monument: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/5766/

Historical Geology

nonconformity: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/28658/
angular unconformity, tilted: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/27243/

Economic & Environmental Geology

Homestake Gold Mine, SD: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/10344/
mine spoils: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/14868/
limestone quarry: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/29036/

Slopes:

landslide: http://www.gigapan.org/gigapans/30093/


 

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