slgwv

slgwv

Posted on 08/21/2013


Photo taken on July 28, 2013


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California
USA
Sierra Nevada
Granite Lake trail
Blue Lakes area
measles rock
igneous
mafic inclusions
basaltic magma
granitic magma
geology
liquid immiscibility
black tricolor
Australian shepherd
black tri
Aussie
Jack
dog


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Australian shepherd for scale...

Australian shepherd for scale...
Jack standing on a granite outcrop full of mafic inclusions, which are distributed in bands and pods thru the host rock. I've been known to use the title phrase when giving a geology talk that includes my dog! Sierra Nevada, California, USA

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Gloucester, a Bottled Spider
Gloucester, a Bottle…
At first I thought Jack was for sale!

Did I ever mention that when I was a kid we had an Australian Shepard named Brisbane? [When my father was in the Navy his favorite Australian town was Brisbane.] I had posted a couple of pictures of him back on flickr. He was mostly silver and white and had a tail. He was very sensitive about his tail. Friendly as can be otherwise but he couldn't stand someone touching his tail.
2 years ago.
slgwv has replied to Gloucester, a Bottle…
I thought it was a nice change from showing scale with rock hammers or boot tips! ;)

Maybe Brisbane knew what usually happened to Aussies' tails! ;) Our red tri has a long tail, too.
2 years ago.
Pam J
Pam J
Now I have to drool over BOTH of them !!!!

Admired in ~ Dogs - Man's Best ♥ Friend !
2 years ago.
slgwv has replied to Pam J
;)
2 years ago.