Geophotography - Linda Brown

Weathering Away

Crater Lake

Photograph and text by Linda Brown

This volcanic rock—called dacite—formed from an eruption of Mount Mazama over 30,000 years ago. The cracks are evidence of the millennia of exposure to the elements.


Born from the Cinders

Santiam Pass

Photograph and text by Linda Brown

Imagine hot, molten lava shooting into the sky. As it meets the cool air, the lava rapidly hardens into rocks filled with air bubbles. These rocks are called cinders. A wildflower now sprouts from these once-fiery cinders.


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Geophotography Fall 2014