Day 3 6/2/22

Sonora Pass, West Walker Ghost Forest, Conway Summit, Mono Lake, Bodie
Early morning exploration of the Topaz Lake Granodiorite near Sonora Pass. The area is famous for glacial polish on the granites as well as the noncoformity…
Some of the orthoclase megacrysts in the granodiorite of Topaz Lake.
One of the Baker Station managers enjoys the views from upon high.
Student takes in the Relief Peak flows.
Looking west down one of the prettiest canyons in the Sierra.
A grand view of the lecture.
Life finds a way, like this juniper.
Sonora Pass!
Sonora Pass
Sonora Pass Group Shot. Not too bad!
Looking into Leavitt Meadows and West Walker River. Little Walker Caldera layers in the background.
Discussing Litle Walker Caldera, Sierra Uplift, Sherwin Glaciation and Leavitt Falls hanging valley.
West Walker River Ghost Forest. The tree rings from these Jeffery Pine stumps indicate they grew from AD 900 -1100 with others growing between AD 1210 and 1350.…
West Walker River Ghost Forest. The tree rings from these Jeffery Pine stumps indicate they grew from AD 900 -1100 with others growing between AD 1210 and 1350.…
Mono Lake from Conway Grade overlook
Mono Lake and Eastern Sierra fault scarp.
Great place for a talk.
Spheroidal weathering near Conway Grade overlook.
Great example of the nascent stages of spheroidal weathering exposed by the roadcut.
Z found an outlet at the Mono County park.

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