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Snapshots

  1. Rabbit ear saguaro

    Snapshot Title: Rabbit ear saguaro
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Lower Verde River near Sheep Bridge, Arizona
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    Look around and find your own weird saguaro shape...maybe these is a cristate one out here.



  2. Phil's ghost

    Snapshot Title: Phil's ghost
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Lower Verde River near Sheep Bridge, Arizona
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    Another classic gigapan artifact



  3. Highwater

    Snapshot Title: Highwater
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Lower Verde River near Sheep Bridge, Arizona
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    Fresh highwater line here.



  4. 'Modern' artificacts

    Snapshot Title: 'Modern' artificacts
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Lower Verde River near Sheep Bridge, Arizona
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    Looking beer can to me.



  5. Grave

    Snapshot Title: Grave
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Lower Verde River near Sheep Bridge, Arizona
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    A pet?



  6. Bottle

    Snapshot Title: Bottle
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Lower Verde River near Sheep Bridge, Arizona
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    Inevitable plastic bottle in the flotsam pile.



  7. More river gravel

    Snapshot Title: More river gravel
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Lower Verde River near Sheep Bridge, Arizona
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    More Verde gravels. Lots of incision here in the Quaternary, no?



  8. Edge of mega flotsam pile

    Snapshot Title: Edge of mega flotsam pile
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Lower Verde River near Sheep Bridge, Arizona
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    In 1993, two successive floods of 145,000 and 124,000 cfs respectively, left an immense pile of debris in this area.



  9. 2010 Highwater mark

    Snapshot Title: 2010 Highwater mark
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Lower Verde River near Sheep Bridge, Arizona
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    The slightly yellow driftwood.



  10. Recent flood deposit stack

    Snapshot Title: Recent flood deposit stack
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Lower Verde River near Sheep Bridge, Arizona
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    Deposits exposed here are from floods in the late 20th Century for the most part. The Jan 2010 flood overtopped this surface but left only flotsam.



  11. River gravel

    Snapshot Title: River gravel
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Lower Verde River near Sheep Bridge, Arizona
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    Yet another gravel deposit.



  12. Verde River gravels

    Snapshot Title: Verde River gravels
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Lower Verde River near Sheep Bridge, Arizona
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    Pleistocene Verde River gravels way the heck up here. True story.



  13. Horse Creek delta

    Snapshot Title: Horse Creek delta
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Lower Verde River near Sheep Bridge, Arizona
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    Horse Ck was entering the flooding Verde at this level. Sand lobes intertongued with Verde flotsam.



  14. More Phil

    Snapshot Title: More Phil
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Lower Verde River near Sheep Bridge, Arizona
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    Classic gigapan artifact



  15. Phil for scale

    Snapshot Title: Phil for scale
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Lower Verde River near Sheep Bridge, Arizona
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    Just standing around



  16. Paleoflood site 1

    Snapshot Title: Paleoflood site 1
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Lower Verde River near Sheep Bridge, Arizona
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    Behind this outcrop is where these photos come from:
    geofroth.posterous.com/18-years-of-flood-wrought-change-verde-river Will open in a new tab or window



  17. The fleeing saguaro

    Snapshot Title: The fleeing saguaro
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Lower Verde River near Sheep Bridge, Arizona
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    See this post:
    geofroth.posterous.com/sagurao-cactus-trying-to-escape-the-latest-fl Will open in a new tab or window