• Geology Photo Gallery
    From Iceland to Washington and from New Zealand to Hawaii, learn about geology from around the world.  More photos will be added as I continue to learn and travel!
     Mt. Shasta
      Mt. Shasta, a composite volcano in California. 
     Lassen Peak
     Lassen Peak, a plug dome volcano in California. 
     Wizard Island
     Wizard Island, a cinder cone volcano in Oregon. 
     Mauna Kea
     Mauna Kea, a shield volcano in Hawaii. 
     The crater of Kilauea. An active volcano in Hawaii. 
     Kilauea Lava Flow
     A lava flow from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii. 
     Iceland Volcano Crater
    The crater of an extinct volcano in Iceland. 
     Crater Lake
     A beautiful sunset at Crater Lake, the deepest lake in the United States.
     Mt. St. Helens
     The crater and lava dome of Mt. St. Helens in Washington. 
     Iceland Arch
    The ocean waves formed this natural formation in Iceland.
     Cliffs of Mohr
    The Cliffs of Mohr in Ireland. 
     Tectonic Plates Iceland
    Tectonic plates being pulled apart in Iceland. 
     Iceland Glacier
    A glacier in Iceland.
     Mt. Rainier Glacier
    A glacier on Mt. Rainier in Washington.
     Glacial Moraine Mt. Rainier
    A glacier and moraine piles on Mt. Rainier in Washington.
     Glacial Valley Mt. Rainier
    A valley that was carved by the Emmons Glacier on Mt. Rainier in Washington. 
     Valley Mt. Rainier
    A U-shaped valley carved by a glacier in Mt. Rainier National Park, Washington.
     Canadian Rockies
    A glacier helped carve and shape this mountain in the Canadian Rockies.
     Pumice Mt. St. Helens
    Pumice, an igneous rock, on Mt. St. Helens in Washington.
     Obsidian Newberry Volcano, Oregon
    Obsidian, an igneous rock, at Newberry Crater in Oregon.
    Wind and water erosion formed these hoodoos in Oregon. 
     Gullfoss Waterfall, Iceland
    A beautiful waterfall in Iceland.
     Canyon, Iceland
    A river carving a canyon in Iceland. 
     Geyser, Iceland
    A geyser in Iceland.
     Rock Climbing Adirondacks
    Mr. Floss climbing the solid metamorphic rock (anorthosite) in the Adirondacks.
    Anorthosite is a very old rock and is also found on our moon. 
     Volcano New Zealand
    An active volcano in New Zealand. Was the setting for Mordor in "Lord of the Rings" movies.
     Southern Alps New Zealand
    The Southern Alps of New Zealand. When two tectonic plates collide, the crust gets pushed up.
     Algonquin Adirondacks
    A beautiful winter day in the Adirondacks. Mt. Algonquin, 2nd highest peak in NYS.
     Trap Dike Adirondacks
    My wife Nicole soloing the Trap Dike. This is what it takes to get those great photos of Algonquin! 
     Mt. Rainier Summit Washington
    Mr. Floss on the summit of Mt. Rainier (14,411 ft.)  in July of 2000.