So rather than be an unemployed geoscience type this summer, I decided to be a an unemployed geoscience type that travels. So for the last two months, I have been backpacking in various places in the western US. Here are a few geology influenced pictures.
Cirques, tarns, moraines, and an active rockfall (notice dust cloud on mountain on the left) in John Muir Wilderness, Sierra Mountains.
Sag Pond on San Andreas Fault at the south end of the Carrizo Plain.
Point Reyes headlands.
Lava tube at Lava Beds National Monument.
Phytoplankton Bloom off the Pacific Northwest
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