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Zoltan Sylvester's Snapshots

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  1. Geologist

    Snapshot Title: Geologist
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Submarine fan deposits, Karoo Basin, South Africa
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

    for scale



  2. erosional surface

    Snapshot Title: erosional surface
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Turbidites at Fisherman's Point, Face 1, gigapan #2
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

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  3. overbank deposits

    Snapshot Title: overbank deposits
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Juniper Ridge Conglomerate outcrop
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

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  4. scour edge

    Snapshot Title: scour edge
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Turbidites, Ross Sandstone, Ireland
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

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  5. scour

    Snapshot Title: scour
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Turbidites, Ross Sandstone, Ireland
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

    eroding sandstone layer and draped with shale



  6. geologist for scale

    Snapshot Title: geologist for scale
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Turbidites, Ross Sandstone, Ireland
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

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  7. geologist for scale

    Snapshot Title: geologist for scale
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Seacliff exposures of turbidites of the Ross Sandstone, Ireland
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

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  8. geologist for scale

    Snapshot Title: geologist for scale
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Conglomerate outcrop, Chile
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

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  9. Erosional surface

    Snapshot Title: Erosional surface
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Turbidites of the Ross Sandstone, County Clare, Ireland
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

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  10. Contact

    Snapshot Title: Contact
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Slump deposits, County Clare, Ireland
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

    between slump and overlying undeformed deposits



  11. Deltaic clinoforms

    Snapshot Title: Deltaic clinoforms
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Cliffs of Moher, Ireland
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

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  12. Birds

    Snapshot Title: Birds
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Cliffs of Moher, Ireland
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

    for scale



  13. reflections

    Snapshot Title: reflections
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Szent Anna Lake
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

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  14. the big blue bucket

    Snapshot Title: the big blue bucket
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Another shot of Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

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  15. fish in a rooftop fishpond

    Snapshot Title: fish in a rooftop fishpond
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: View to the South from top of Sheraton Rio Hotel, Rio de Janeiro
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

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  16. turtle

    Snapshot Title: turtle
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: View to the North from top of Sheraton Rio Hotel, Rio de Janeiro
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

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  17. gravelly foresets

    Snapshot Title: gravelly foresets
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Giant deepwater gravel dune, Cerro Toro Formation, Chile
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

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  18. two of the Torres

    Snapshot Title: two of the Torres
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: View of the Paine Massif, Chilean Patagonia
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

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  19. color contrast

    Snapshot Title: color contrast
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Rocinha, the largest favela in Rio de Janeiro
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

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  20. New life

    Snapshot Title: New life
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Pahoehoe lava field
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

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  21. Upward thinning

    Snapshot Title: Upward thinning
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Turbidites, German Rancho Formation
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    ...although it would be nice to test that statistically



  22. Alligator

    Snapshot Title: Alligator
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Brazos Bend State Park
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

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  23. Ancient wind-blown sand dunes

    Snapshot Title: Ancient wind-blown sand dunes
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Canyon de Chelly, White House Ruins
    Image Owner: Owen Smith



    Description:

    of the Permian De Chelly Sandstone



  24. Bar form

    Snapshot Title: Bar form
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Sandstones of Table Mountain, Cape Town
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

    larger scale than cross bedding



  25. More cross bedding

    Snapshot Title: More cross bedding
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Sandstones of Table Mountain, Cape Town
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

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  26. Cross bedding

    Snapshot Title: Cross bedding
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Sandstones of Table Mountain, Cape Town
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

    in fluvial sandstones



  27. 90 degrees

    Snapshot Title: 90 degrees
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Mechanical Laboratory building, Rice University
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

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  28. House

    Snapshot Title: House
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Franschhoek, South Africa
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

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  29. The house in the background...

    Snapshot Title: The house in the background...
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Crystal Beach after Hurricane Ike
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

    ...has survived the storm, but the poles in the foreground were supporting another home that is entirely gone.



  30. Pink flamingo

    Snapshot Title: Pink flamingo
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Crystal Beach after Hurricane Ike
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

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  31. Lion's Head

    Snapshot Title: Lion's Head
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: View from Table Mountain, Cape Town
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

    formed by sandstones of the Table Mountain Group



  32. Colors & patterns

    Snapshot Title: Colors & patterns
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Dunite in Cross-Polarized Light
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

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  33. Sandstone layer

    Snapshot Title: Sandstone layer
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Point Lobos State Reserve, California
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

    ...eroded out by a conglomerate lens



  34. Birds

    Snapshot Title: Birds
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Point Lobos State Reserve, California
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

    lots of them



  35. Sunflowers

    Snapshot Title: Sunflowers
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Amsterdam street
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

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  36. White penguins

    Snapshot Title: White penguins
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Amsterdam street
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

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  37. surfer

    Snapshot Title: surfer
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Cape of Good Hope
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

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  38. cool

    Snapshot Title: cool
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Autumn in Amsterdam
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

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  39. postcards

    Snapshot Title: postcards
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Autumn in Amsterdam
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

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  40. music

    Snapshot Title: music
    Taken by: Zoltan Sylvester

    Image: Autumn in Amsterdam
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

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