Sand Dune, Mojave Desert (vertical).

Shadowed sand dune

Crest of sand dune, Mojave Desert, California. (Image ID #111121-34)

Folded Gneiss (vertical).

metamorphic, metamorphism, deformed

Folded Gneiss

metamorphic, metamorphism, deformed

Mafic Dikes intruding Limestone

Mafic Dikes cutting through limestone.

intrusion, intrusive, igneous

Tufa Pinnacles at Mono Lake (vetical)

Tufa pinnacles at Mono Lake, California.

sedimentary, chemical, deposition, precipitation

Tufa Towers, Mono Lake, California

sedimentary, chemical, deposition, precipitation

Tufa towers, Mono Lake, California

Lakeside Tufa Towers; a spring deposit of calcium carbonate.

sedimentary, chemical, deposition, precipitation, Sierra Nevada, mountains

Tufa towers, Mono Lake, California

Tufa towers overlooking Mono Lake.

sedimentary, chemical, deposition, precipitation,

Lenticular Clouds over Mono Lake, CA (pan)

Lenticular clouds over Mono Lake

California, troposphere, atmosphere, desert

Roche Moutonee, Yosemite NP, Cal.

Lembert Dome looking over Yosemite National Park in California.

Pleistocene, glacier, glaciation, Lambert, granite, granodiorite, national park, California

Roche Moutonee, Yosemite NP, Cal.

Lembert Dome reaches for the sky in Yosemite.

Pleistocene, glacier, glaciation, Lambert, granite, granodiorite national park, California

Roche Moutonee, Yosemite NP, Cal.

Pleistocene, glacier, glaciation, Lambert, granite, granodiorite national park, California

Roche Moutonee, Yosemite (Vertical).

Lembert Dome, a roche Moutonee.

Pleistocene, glacier, glaciation, Lambert, granite, granodiorite national park, California

Roche Moutonee, Yosemite NP, Cal.

Roche moutonnée, a bare outcrop of rock shaped by glacial erosion.

Pleistocene, glacier, glaciation, Lambert, granite, granodiorite national park, California

Aplite dike and glacial striations (vertical)

Aplite dike and glacial striations in granitic rock.

granodiorite, granite, intrusion, igneous

Tree growing in crack (vertical)

Tree growing from fracture in granitic

mechanical weathering, erosion, colonization, roots, plants, soil, granite, root wedging

Aplite Dike in Granitic Rock (vertical)

Aplite dike in granitic rock, Yosemite National Park.

granodiorite, granite, intrusion, igneous

Geologic map of Oregon

Oregon Geomap

East side of Teton Range, WY (pan)

Teton Range, a range in the Rocky Mountains or North America.

alpine, glaciated, glacial, rugged, granite, granitic,