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Lofoton, Norway. Paradiset at Kalle

Lofoton, Norway. Paradiset at Kalle

lin murphy : some climbs

Aug 22, 2013

Capo S. Vito, northwestern Sicily.  December 23

Capo S. Vito, northwestern Sicily. December 23

lin murphy : some climbs

Apr 12, 2013

Rumney, NH. Devonian Littleton Formation is intrud...

Rumney, NH. Devonian Littleton Formation is intruded. engulfed by granite.

lin murphy : climbing geology

Sep 29, 2011

Rivendale Wall. Mt Lemmon. Tucson, AZ.   WARM & SU...

Rivendale Wall. Mt Lemmon. Tucson, AZ. WARM & SUNNY in the winter. I love this wall.

lin murphy : some climbs

Jan 13, 2011

angular unconformity. Queen's Creek, AZ. paleozoic...

angular unconformity. Queen's Creek, AZ. paleozoic (?) limestone layers angle SW to NE. Originally deposited horizontally, the limestone layers have been faulted to SW/NE position. Volcanic rocks subs

lin murphy : climbing geology

Feb 2, 2010

Ogawayama, Japan

Ogawayama, Japan

lin murphy : some climbs

Jun 18, 2009

Adularia, a potassium-rich feldspar that forms fro...

Adularia, a potassium-rich feldspar that forms from hot fluids circulating in the rock. Professor Ted Walker of CU, Boulder, took this scanning electron microscope pic of adularia cementing the parti

lin murphy : climbing geology

Apr 27, 2009

Case-hardening on desert granite. Moby Dick.  The ...

Case-hardening on desert granite. Moby Dick. The case-hardened surface is breaking up into plates, which eventually will erode to become chickenheads.

lin murphy : climbing geology

Mar 25, 2009

Chickenheads on Moby Dick.  The heads are  protect...

Chickenheads on Moby Dick. The heads are protected by a surface layer known as case-hardening of the granite. The heads become increasingly isolated and smaller over time until they break off, prod

lin murphy : climbing geology

Mar 25, 2009

Chickenhead belay. 3rd pitch, Moby Dick. West Stro...

Chickenhead belay. 3rd pitch, Moby Dick. West Stronghold, AZ. These "heads" are the remnants of a once-larger area of case hardening. (In addition, case hardening is the slick brown surfac

lin murphy : climbing geology

Mar 25, 2009

Lion's Ledge

Lion's Ledge

AZ : Southern Arizona : Baboquivari Peak

Mar 23, 2009

approach from east

approach from east

AZ : Southern Arizona : Baboquivari Peak

Mar 23, 2009

Joshua Tree. Caverous weathering.

Joshua Tree. Caverous weathering.

lin murphy : climbing geology

Mar 3, 2009

Rock pedestal with exfoliating slabs in the backgr...

Rock pedestal with exfoliating slabs in the background. Enchanted Rock, Texas. This granite is dated at 1.1 billion years (1.1Ga), likely the product of tectonic convergence between Laurentia (North

lin murphy : climbing geology

Feb 21, 2009

Crevasse in the Kahiltna Glacier, Denali, AK.  The...

Crevasse in the Kahiltna Glacier, Denali, AK. These crevasses begin to open in late June (or earlier).

lin murphy : climbing geology

Feb 11, 2009

A bad sign.

A bad sign.

lin murphy : Rock Images

Feb 11, 2009

Needles, SD.  These pinnacles are pegmatites, poss...

Needles, SD. These pinnacles are pegmatites, possibly coarse grained off-shoots of the 1.7+ billion year old Harney Peak Granite, which were injected into basement rock during the Trans-Hudson Orogen

lin murphy : climbing geology

Feb 11, 2009

Monastery, east of Estes Park, CO.  Pegmatite sill...

Monastery, east of Estes Park, CO. Pegmatite sill intruded into "country rock," the metamorphic basement rock of Colorado. The basement rocks and sills were later faulted into horizontal p

lin murphy : climbing geology

Feb 11, 2009

Cuernos del Paine, Chile.  The black tops of these...

Cuernos del Paine, Chile. The black tops of these towers are Cretaceous shales, intruded by Miocene-age granitic rocks. Old rocks overlying younger granitic rocks are called "roof pendants.&qu

lin murphy : climbing geology

Feb 11, 2009

Turtle Rock. Tiburon Peninsula, CA.  This block, a...

Turtle Rock. Tiburon Peninsula, CA. This block, and nearby Split Rock, stand out of their soft serpentinite rock surroundings (Franciscan Complex). Called a "knocker" by some geologists, i

lin murphy : climbing geology

Feb 11, 2009

Dakota Hogback east of El Dorado Canyon, near Boul...

Dakota Hogback east of El Dorado Canyon, near Boulder, CO. This sandstone ridge (hogback) was deposited ~ 100 million years ago along the eastern edge of the north-trending Cretaceous Seaway, which d

lin murphy : climbing geology

Feb 10, 2009

Dick & Doris Leonard.  Dick developed and refined ...

Dick & Doris Leonard. Dick developed and refined roped rock climbing techniques in the 1930's He climbed at Berkeley's Cragmont and Indian Rock and did the first technical ascent in Yosemite: Higher

lin murphy : Rock Images

Feb 10, 2009

NOT ice climbing.  Minoan Serpent goddess. Knossos...

NOT ice climbing. Minoan Serpent goddess. Knossos, Crete.

lin murphy : some climbs

Feb 10, 2009

Matthes Crest, Yosemite. Cathedral Range in backgr...

Matthes Crest, Yosemite. Cathedral Range in background. This is unglaciated high-country granite, which should be compared with the rounded, polished domes of Tuoluome Meadows and Yosemite Valley. T

lin murphy : some climbs

Feb 10, 2009

Devil's Tower, WY

Devil's Tower, WY

lin murphy : some climbs

Feb 2, 2009

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