Tuesday, November 15, 2011

A Few Photos from the Archives

Thistle Landslide in Spanish Fork Canyon, Utah in the spring of 2000.

Light green Jurassic Curtis Formation atop the brown stripes of the Summerville Formation on the San Rafael Swell, Utah

Light greenish gray beds of the Tertiary Green River Formation overlying red beds of the Wasatch Formation in southwestern Wyoming.

Scenic San Rafael Swell, Utah.

Spring flowers on the San Rafael Swell, Utah.

Light green beds of the Cretaceous Cedar Mountain Formation above the purples and reds of the Jurassic Morrison Formation near the Dalton Wells dinosaur quarry north of Moab, Utah.

Red blossoms bloom on a cactus in springtime on the San Rafael Swell, Utah.

In this photo, the brick red Triassic Moenkopi Formation is at the base of the cliff. It is overlain by a greenish and purplish slope of the Triassic Chinle Formation (with the prominent Black Ledge Member near the top of this formation). At the top of the cliff is the massive sandstone cliff of the Triassic (and perhaps partly Jurassic) Wingate Sandstone.

Rock art in the Tertiary Green River Formation of Wyoming. This circular feature is call a concretion.

Sandstones and coal beds of the Cretaceous Blackhawk Formation just west of Helper, Utah.

Vineyards stretch across the Sonoma Valley, California in the spring of 2000.

Clear Lake, California located north of the Sonoma Valley.

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Wasatch Mountains, Utah - Fall 2011

Photos taken in September 2011. [Click on the images for a larger view.]

Mount Timpanogos looking to the west

Mount Timanogos

Mount Timpanogos from Charlestown across Deer Creek Reservoir

Pond on golf course in Midway, Utah

Fall Colors near Midway, Utah

Wasatch Mountains from Midway, Utah
(All pictures were taken by Urthman and may not be reproduced without permission)

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

September 2011 in New York City

Images (some digitally modified) from my trip to New York City in September 2011. All images are copy protected and require permission for use. [Click on the images for a larger view]

The Statue of Liberty taken from Lower Manhattan.

Skyscrapers south of Central Park.

View looking south in Central Park.

View through the trees of Central Park looking southwest.

Bridge of the Pond in Central Park.

Turtle basking in the sun on the edge of The Pond, Central Park.

Outcrops of schist and gneiss in Central Park.

The Pond in the southeast corner of Central Park.

Inside the World Financial Center (yes that is a car hanging upside down).

Twin Towers Memorial, with flag reflecting from the one hanging on the new One World Trade Center.

The new One World Trade Center still under construction.

The new One World Trade Center still under construction.

Architect drawing of what the finished World Trade Center Site will look like when it is finished in about 2013.

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Uinta Mountains East

One of the "ships" of rock in the Red Fleet, near Red Fleet Reservoir.

Marsh Peak in Springtime.

Sheep Creek Canyon with steep walls of Paleozoic rock.

Sheep Creek Canyon outcrops of Precambrian Uinta Mountain Group.

Spring fleabane daisies and other flowers.

Sheep Creek Canyon fold with red Precambrian Uinta Mountain Group on the left overlain by contorted Paleozoic rocks.

Fall colors in the aspens on the northeast flank of the Uinta Mountains.

[These photos were taken mostly on the eastern end and southern flank of the Uinta Mountains, Utah. All photos were taken by Urthman and any use of these photos requires permisson.]

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Edgemont 19th Ward Pioneer Day

Just a few photos of the "pioneer children" from our ward party on Saturday, July 23, 2011. Click on the pictures to see a larger version.