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Goosenecks

I was, and I still am, a geographer and a geomorphologist at heart even after all the years away from my “practising” days. Before we left for Utah, I knew I wanted to go and see Goosenecks. For those in the know, it’s one of those classic Leopold, Wolman and Miller – Fluvial Processes in Geomorphology …

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Painted rocks

Somewhere on the road from Hanksville to Hite on Route 96 in Utah (as I recall) I saw this jumble of colours of eroded brightly coloured sandstone rock and tussocky grass. In cropping to an envelope shape, the effect is to make it look more like a panorama than it actually was.

Tufa at Mono Lake

Mono Lake

In the lee of the Sierra Nevada after you’ve crossed the mountains from Yosemite, and before you descend down towards Death Valley and Las Vegas you come across these amazing tufa. I’m delighted with this image which has been considerably cropped from its original 35mm film incarnation. I must have got the focus right!! Anyway, …

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Bryce Canyon

Continuing the series of old pre-digital images whose negatives I’ve scanned, the next few posts are from a “road trip” we did from San Francisco through Yosemite, Death Valley, Zion and through to Los Angeles. They’re not going to be in any particular order – just how I feel. Anyway, here are a couple of …

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Mr & Mrs Seahawk

Following the Seattle Seahawks success in the 2014 Superbowl, I remembered taking a picture of these superfans during our visit to Seattle in October 2007 – I thought it was worth recording here as I work through old posts from the former website.