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PhotoJournal Geo5 Lab

  1. 1. Rocio Villarreal<br />Geography 5<br />Photo Journal<br />
  2. 2. Cinder Hill, Fossil Falls, and Mormon Rocks<br />April 2,2011<br />Field Trip #2<br />
  3. 3. April 2, 2011<br />Cinder Hill<br />
  4. 4. Also known as Red Hill, it is one of 21 active volcanoes in the Coso Volcanic Range. Its last eruption was about 500 years ago. <br />April 2, 2011<br />Cinder Hill<br />
  5. 5. Lava flows are extrusive volcanic formations made up of basalt. Basalt is the dark colored lava, and its color was caused by the rapid cooling of the lava when it reached the earth’s surface. <br />April 2, 2011<br />Lava Flows<br />
  6. 6. Yellow Wildflower at Cinder Hill. <br />
  7. 7. April 2, 2011<br />Fossil Falls<br />
  8. 8. Owens Stream bed near Fossil Falls. Water from Owens Lake used to run through here. <br />April 2, 2011<br />Owens Stream Bed<br />
  9. 9. Fossil Falls was sculpted by lava and water about 44o,000 years ago from the result of a violent eruption. <br />April 2, 2011<br />Fossil Falls<br />
  10. 10. Metate Holes were made by rocks that got stuck in lava, whirled around and carved a hole.<br />April 2, 2011<br />Metate Holes<br />
  11. 11. Obsidian is a black, glass-like, type of rock that Native Americans used to make arrowheads. <br />April 2, 2011<br />Obsidian Flakes<br />
  12. 12. Petroglyphs are writings on rocks that were drawn by Native Americans that lived around this area for about 10,000 years. This petroglyph contains a picture of big horn sheep and a Shaman.<br />April 2, 2011<br />Petroglyphs<br />
  13. 13. House rings were foundations for Native American homes. <br />April 2, 2011<br />House Ring<br />
  14. 14. April 2, 2011<br />Rattlesnake Weed<br />
  15. 15. April 2, 2011<br />Bluepine Bush<br />
  16. 16. April 2, 2011<br />Mormon Rocks<br />
  17. 17. Mormon Rocks is a tilted fault block, made by the San Andreas Fault, which brings together the Pacific Plate with the North American Plate. <br />April 2, 2011<br />Mormon Rocks<br />
  18. 18. The Granular structure of Mormon Rocks is made up of sedimentary rock, and its layers show a perfect weather record of how much rain falls every year. <br />April 2, 2011 <br />Granular Structure<br />
  19. 19. San Andreas fault brings together the Pacific Plate with the North American Plate. <br />April 2, 2011<br />San Andreas Rift Zone and Stream Bed<br />San Andreas Rift Zone<br />Stream bed<br />
  20. 20. The Yaka tree is related to Joshua trees. <br />April 2, 2011<br />Yaka Tree<br />
  21. 21. Diaz Lake, Mt. Whitney Interagency Visitors Center, Keoughs Hot Springs, Mono Lake, Convict Lake, Owens River, Eastern California Museum, and Manzanar<br />April 15-17, 2011<br />Field Trip #2<br />
  22. 22. April 15, 2011<br />Diaz Lake<br />
  23. 23. Diaz lake was made by an 8.0+ earthquake in 1872. During the earthquake, the earth sank and the land started to fill up with water. It is also known as a sag pond. <br />April 15, 2011<br />Diaz Lake<br />Diaz Lake<br />
  24. 24. The Lone Pine Fault is located next to Diaz lake. <br />April 15, 2011<br />Lone Pine Fault<br />Sierra Nevada<br />Aqueduct<br />Lone Pine Fault <br />
  25. 25. Near Diaz Lake. <br />April 15, 2011<br />Cottonwood Tree<br />
  26. 26. April 15, 2011<br />Mt. Whitney Interagency Visitors Center<br />
  27. 27. Mt. Whitney is located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Its elevation is 14,505 ft. These mountains were formed by glaciers. <br />April 15, 2011<br />Mt. Whitney<br />Mt. Whitney<br />
  28. 28. Inyo Mountains used to be underwater and were pushed up out of the ocean because of the plate tectonics. They were sedimentary rock but as time passed they began to dry up and it turned into metamorphic rock. <br />April 15, 2011<br />Inyo-White Mountains<br />Inyo-White Mountains<br />
  29. 29. Alluvial Fan located in the Inyo-White Mountains. <br />April 15, 2011<br />Alluvial Fan<br />Alluvial Fan<br />Photo taken by: Jessica Esparza<br />
  30. 30. April 15, 2011<br />Keoughs Hot Springs<br />
  31. 31. This stream is a hot spring, water is heated from the fault that lies underneath. When the water is heated, it rises up and runs through a creek. <br />April 15, 2011<br />Stream<br />
  32. 32. April 16, 2011<br />Mono Lake<br />
  33. 33. Mono Lake has 2 islands, Negit and Paoha Island. Negit Island was a volcano and it last erupted about 800 years ago. Paoha Island rose from underneath the lake due to volcanic magma pushing up sediments above the surface of the lake. <br />April 16, 2011<br />Mono Lake<br />Paoha Island<br />Negit Island<br />Mono Lake<br />
  34. 34. Mono Lake has been drying over the years, and it started to dry up even faster when Los Angeles Dept. of Water and Power started to take the water from the streams that led up to Mono Lake. Today a few of those streams had been restored and allow some water to go back in to Mono Lake. <br />April 16, 2011<br />Mono Lake Shorelines<br />Ancient Shoreline<br />Old Shoreline<br />Recent Shoreline<br />
  35. 35. April 16, 2011<br />Swallow <br />
  36. 36. Tufas used to be underwater, they are made up of calcium, carbonate and lime, which were formed when fresh water and salt water meet. It also shows where streams used to meet the lake. <br />April 16, 2011<br />Tufa<br />
  37. 37. North America’s newest mountain range. It was made up by volcanoes, in which there are 110 in the area. <br />April 16,2011<br />Mono Crater<br />
  38. 38. April 16, 2011<br />Convict Lake<br />
  39. 39. Convict Lake got its name when convicts were found after they had escaped from prison and later were hung by authorities in 1871.<br />April 16, 2011<br />Convict Lake<br />Oldest Rock Formation<br />Lateral Moraine<br />Convict Lake<br />
  40. 40. A terminal is the sediment that was moved from it place by glaciers. <br />April 16, 2011<br />Terminal<br />Terminal<br />
  41. 41. April 16, 2011<br />Owens River<br />
  42. 42. This benchmark is found next to the Owens River, near Bishop, California.<br />April 16, 2011 <br />Benchmark<br />
  43. 43. Swallow nests are found underneath this bridge above the Owens River. <br />April 16, 2011<br />Owens River with Swallows nests<br />Swallows Nests<br />Owens River<br />
  44. 44. Bristlecone trees are about 4500 years old and are the oldest living trees in the world. <br />April 16, 2011<br />Inyo-White Mountains with Bristlecones<br />Bristlecones<br />Inyo-White Mountains<br />
  45. 45. April 17, 2011<br />Eastern California Museum<br />
  46. 46. I chose this picture because it is part of a model of what a Japanese Internment camp would look like. Now not very many are still standing. <br />April 17, 2011<br />Internment Camp<br />
  47. 47. April 17, 2011<br />Manzanar<br />
  48. 48. Manzanar was one of ten labor camps in which people of Japanese decent were sent during World War II. About 110,000 men, women, and children lived here. <br />April 17, 2011<br />Manzanar War Relocation Center<br />
  49. 49. This is part of what is left of Manzanar. Most of its buildings and artifacts were removed from this camp and were used to build other buildings in the neighboring town, or sent to museums. <br /> April 17, 2011<br />Manzanar Area<br />
  50. 50. In-Transit Photos<br />
  51. 51. Solar Power Plant<br />April 2, 2011<br />
  52. 52. Koehn Lake<br />Desert Playa<br />April 2, 2011<br />
  53. 53. Doppler Radar Towers are used to measure wind. <br />Doppler Radar Tower<br />April 2, 2011<br />
  54. 54. Near Red Mountain, Rand Mining District.<br />Mine Tailings<br />
  55. 55. April 2, 2011<br />Garlock Fault<br />
  56. 56. April 2, 2011<br />California Aqueduct<br />
  57. 57. Mojave Desert Wildflowers<br />April 2, 2011<br />
  58. 58. April 15, 2011<br />Cucamonga Alluvial Fan<br />Cucamonga Alluvial Fan<br />
  59. 59. Desert Vegetation<br />Joshua Tree<br />Creosote <br />April 15, 2011<br />
  60. 60. April 15, 2011<br />Desert Vegetation<br />Burroweed Grass<br />
  61. 61. April 15, 2011<br />Owens Dry Lake<br />Owens Dry Lake<br />
  62. 62. April 15, 2011<br />SETI Towers<br />

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