GEOGRAPHY 5PROJECT FIELD TRIPS 1 AND 2DATE CLIENT OCT 6, NOV 16-18, 2012 JEANNETTE HERNANDEZ
Mormon RocksMORMON ROCKS WAS FORMED BYWIND AND WATER EROSIONS. IT ISLOCATED ON THE SAN ANDREASRIFT ZONE.MORMON ROCKS ARE COMPOSEDOF SANDSTONE , BUT OVER THEYEARS, A MIXTURE OF OTHERROCKS WERE BLENDED INTO THEFOUNDATION.
Mormon Rockscontinued... EAST WEST THE SAN ANDREAS RIFT ZONE AND STREAM BED IS LOCATED NEAR THE CAJON PASS. THE FAULT IS STRIKE-SLIP ZONE WHERE THE NORTH AMERICAN PLATE AND THE PACIFIC PLATE COME TOGETHER.
Cinder Hill VolcanoThis volcano is acomposite and isinactive. LAVA FLOWThe Lava ﬂow is madeof Basaltic Lava.
Fossil Falls stream bed The image shows the dried stream bed of Owens Lake that went through fossil falls.
Fossil FallsFossil Falls was formedby the volcanic activityin the mountain rangeand meltwater fromglaciers near the sierranevada.
Fossil Falls- Metate Holes and Obsidian FlakesMETATE HOLES WERE CREATED THE OBSIDIAN FLAKES FOUNDBY WATER WHEN DEBRIS HIT IN FOSSIL FALLS WERE LEFTTHE SAME AREA AND WOULD BY THE NATIVES AS SCRAPSCIRCULATE AGAINST THE ROCK FROM THE TOOLS THEY WOULDTO CREATE SMOOTH CIRCULAR MAKE FROM THEM, SUCH AS,HOLES. ARROW HEADS.
Fossil Falls- Petroglyphand House RingsA Petroglyph is a rockcarving. The onepictured was createdby native americans.The house ring wasused as living spacefor the nativeamericans.
Mt. Whitney Mt. Whitney is located in the Sierra Nevada Mountain range and has the highest elevation of 14,505 feet.
Diaz Lake DIAZ LAKE WAS FORMED BY THE 1872 LONE PINE EARTHQUAKE THAT WAS THOUGHT TO BE A LEVEL 9.
Lone Pine Fault18 MILES OFOWEN’S VALLEYDROPPED 20 FEETBECAUSE OF THETHE LONE PINEEARTHQUAKE OF1872
ManzanarManzanar is most widely known as the site ofone of ten camps where over 110,000Japanese Americans were incarcerated duringWorld War II. Located at the foot of the SierraNevada in Californias Owens Valley betweenthe towns of Lone Pine to the south andIndependence to the north, it is approximately230 miles (370 km) northeast of Los Angeles.Manzanar (which means "apple orchard" inSpanish) was identiﬁed by the United StatesNational Park Service as the best-preserved ofthe former camp sites, and was designated theManzanar National Historic Site.
Mono Lake NEGIT ISLAND PAOHA VOLCANIC ISLAND
Former Shorelines of Mono Lake THE DIFFERENT VEGETATION REPRESENTS THE FORMER SHORELINES. THE DIFFERENCE IN COLOR SHOWS WHAT USE TO BE UNDER WATER.
Former Shorelines ofMono Lake Continued... GOAL FOR NEW SHORELINETUFA TOWERS FORMALLY UNDER WATER
Mono Lake Tufa TowersTufa is formed bythe precipitation ofcarbonate mineralsfrom ambienttemperature waterbodies.
Convict LakeTHE LAKE CREATION: DURING THE ICE AGEGLACIERS FORMED THE SIERRA NEVADAS’. OLDEST ROCK FORMATIONTHE SIERRA NEVADAS’ PICKED UP ROCKS ASRIVERS OF ICE MOVED DOWNHILL, MOUNDSOF RUBLE (MORAINES) WERE DEPOSITED ATTHE ENDS AND ALONG THE SIDES OFGLACIERS. A RETREATING GLACIER FROMTHE LAST ICE AGE LEFT BEHIND THEMORAINE THAT DAMMED CONVICT CREEK,HELPING FORM CONVICT LAKE.
Keoughs Hot Springs The hot springs were created from earthquake activity. As water ﬂows through cracks created by earthquakes, it is heated by underground volcanic activity and pushed up.
June Lake Loop WATERFALLSILVER LAKE GRANT LAKE
Eastern California MuseumI was very interested inthe old houses that thepeople of Manzanaruse to live in. I havealways been a fan ofghost towns and tome, this felt like one.
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SOLAR POWER PLANTSEGS III–VII at Kramer Junction
DOPPLER RADAR TOWERA Doppler radar is a specialized radar that makes use of the Doppler effect to produce velocity data about objects at a distance. Itdoes this by beaming a microwave signal towards a desired target and listening for its reﬂection, then analyzing how the frequency ofthe returned signal has been altered by the objects motion. This variation gives direct and highly accurate measurements of the radialcomponent of a targets velocity relative to the radar.
GARLOCK FAULTThe Garlock Fault is a left-lateral strike-slip fault running approximately northeast-southwest along the north margins of the MojaveDesert of Southern California. It runs for much of its length along the southern base of the Tehachapi Mountains.
OWENS DRY LAKEOwens held signiﬁcant water until 1924, until much of the Owens River was diverted into the Los Angeles Aqueduct, causing it todesiccate. Today, some of the ﬂow of the river has been restored, and the lake now contains some water.