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Snapshots

  1. GigaShadow

    Snapshot Title: GigaShadow
    Taken by: Thomas Hayden

    Image: Grand Canyon GigaView #14 Hance Rapid - In the Rocks Above
    Image Owner: Thomas Hayden



    Description:

    The GigaPan sees its shadow.



  2. Massive Wave/Hole

    Snapshot Title: Massive Wave/Hole
    Taken by: Thomas Hayden

    Image: Grand Canyon GigaView #14 Hance Rapid - In the Rocks Above
    Image Owner: Thomas Hayden



    Description:

    "I think this river is not as teacherous as has been said - Every rapid speaks plainly just what it is & what it will do to a person & a boat in its currents waves boils whirlpools & rocks - if only o...



  3. Nasty Holes

    Snapshot Title: Nasty Holes
    Taken by: Thomas Hayden

    Image: Grand Canyon GigaView #14 Hance Rapid - In the Rocks Above
    Image Owner: Thomas Hayden



    Description:

    Formed by shallow rocks with water pouring over them, a hole in river terms is a hydraulic where water is recirculating back upstream. Running a boat through a hole can be a very violent experience t...



  4. Shinumo Quartzite

    Snapshot Title: Shinumo Quartzite
    Taken by: Thomas Hayden

    Image: Grand Canyon GigaView #14 Hance Rapid - In the Rocks Above
    Image Owner: Thomas Hayden



    Description:

    This layer averages about 1,200 million years old and is composed of sandstone. This layer is only exposed in a few sections in the Canyon. Its color can be deep red, brown, purple or white.



  5. Hakatai Shale

    Snapshot Title: Hakatai Shale
    Taken by: Thomas Hayden

    Image: Grand Canyon GigaView #14 Hance Rapid - In the Rocks Above
    Image Owner: Thomas Hayden



    Description:

    This layer averages about 1,200 million years old and is composed primarily of shale with some sandstone. The color is a very bright orange-red red and is the layer that gives Red Canyon its name.



  6. Bass Formation

    Snapshot Title: Bass Formation
    Taken by: Thomas Hayden

    Image: Grand Canyon GigaView #14 Hance Rapid - In the Rocks Above
    Image Owner: Thomas Hayden



    Description:

    This layer averages about 1,250 million years old and is composed primarily of limestone with some interbedded shale. It is greyish in color and its fossil record consists of stromatolites.



  7. Snow on the Canyon Rim

    Snapshot Title: Snow on the Canyon Rim
    Taken by: Thomas Hayden

    Image: Grand Canyon GigaView #14 Hance Rapid - In the Rocks Above
    Image Owner: Thomas Hayden



    Description:

    Heavy snows still blanket the rim in early April in 2010.