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Geology Pictures of the Week, October 21-27, 2007: Fuji of the Aleutians (and more)
Stromboli Online: Volcanoes of Alaska ^ | October 2007 | Jurg Alean

Posted on 10/24/2007 7:09:33 AM PDT by cogitator

Just when you're wondering what to post for the Geology Picture of the Week, something new pops up. IN this case, some aerial shots of volcanoes in Alaska. The link above goes to the site; three examples below.

Augustine volcano (foreground), Iliamna on horizon

Fourpeaked Volcano's glacier descends to Cook Inlet

Shishaldin, Fuji of the Aleutians


TOPICS: Arts/Photography; Education; Outdoors; Science
KEYWORDS: alaska; glaciers; shishaldin; volcanoes
Good weather like this does not happen very often in the Aleutian Islands.
1 posted on 10/24/2007 7:09:34 AM PDT by cogitator
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To: 2Trievers; headsonpikes; Pokey78; Lil'freeper; epsjr; sauropod; Miss Marple; CPT Clay; ...

** triple ping **


2 posted on 10/24/2007 7:10:27 AM PDT by cogitator
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To: cogitator

That is a great example of an orographic cap cloud on St. Augustine volcano.

....Bob


3 posted on 10/24/2007 7:17:52 AM PDT by Lokibob (Some people are like slinkys. Useless, but if you throw them down the stairs, you smile.)
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To: cogitator

Been there and they are beautiful to see. Thanks for the memories.


4 posted on 10/24/2007 7:47:48 AM PDT by geezerwheezer (get up boys, we're burnin' daylight!!!)
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To: cogitator

Amazing pictures! Very beautiful. Thanks for the ping! :)


5 posted on 10/24/2007 1:29:34 PM PDT by NRA2BFree (Some elected people are alive only because it's illegal to kill them!!!)
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To: cogitator

And they look so neat, so straight as little stripes on the glacier - until you get close......

Thanks!


6 posted on 10/24/2007 2:09:35 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but Hillary's ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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