Monthly Archives: March 2010


Graupel is a type of snow that forms when snow flakes fall through parts of the atmosphere that have supercooled water droplets. Instead of maintaining the form of flat snow flakes and/or elongated snow crystals, the supercooled water condenses as … Continue reading

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Empty Limpet Shells – The Mystery and a Lesson

I could have included this my previous post on the Katlian Outcrops, but I thought it deserved it’s own post for a couple of reasons. First, it will make it easier to find in the future, and second I hope … Continue reading

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Katlian Outcrops

Rock Outcrop in Katlian Bay Last summer while hiking on Starrigavan Ridge, I noticed some interesting looking rock outcrops along the shoreline of Katlian Bay. They appeared to be more red in color, and after my experiences at Red Bluff … Continue reading

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A Return to Typical

Lower Temperatures bring a Lower Snow Level After nearly two months that seemed unseasonably warm and lacking in precipitation, this week has been a return to what I tend to expect of late winter and early spring weather. Monday’s cooler … Continue reading

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Gallery: 20100304 Downtown View

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Moonrise over Crescent Bay

I took a little time while on my way home last night to shoot some pictures of the moon rising over the mountains and Crescent Bay.

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