Mostly geologic pictures taken on trips to Spain in 2011 (northeast) and 2012 (southwest)
Route of our 2011 trip
Folded rocks above Aliaga
Another beautiful fold from Aliaga
The Roman aqueduct of Segovia with the Sierra Guadarrama in the background
Rugged ridges in the Cantabria Mountains of northern Spain
Peaks of the Cantabria, northern Spain, from the cable car above Fuente De
Jeanne in the Cantabria Mountains
Tilted strata at Zumaia, northern Spain. Site
of two "global boundary stratotype sections and points" (GSSP) in the
Paleocene, and home of a geological musum.
Brennan's nightmare, being consumed by Cenozoic strata on the Basque coast at Zumaia
A rushing stream in the Pyrenees in northeastern Spain
Justine joined us in Barcelona, here with Jeanne in the Sagrada Familia
Our route in 2012
The Sierra Nevada of southern Spain
A fine set of slickenlines on breccia in the Sierra Nevada of southern Spain
Slickensides on a fault in the Sierra Nevada Mountains (Spain)
Volcanic rocks at Cabo de Gata in southern Spain
Jeanne on volcanic breccia in the Cabo de Gata area, southern Spain
Garnet in dacite at La Hoyazo near Cabo de Gata. The garnets are restitic xenocrysts from crustal melting.
The garnet at La Hoyazo weather out of associated
pyroclastic rocks into soil and surface deposits, one can just pick
these at the surface.
The Tagus River below the Alcazar in Toledo, Spain.
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