Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Rocks, Rocks and More Rocks

Powell Lake is a very "rocky" place. Ancient volcanoes that formed the BC Coast Range have eroded over time leaving their granite intrusions exposed. Over time and with the help of ice age glaciers, huge outcroppings have been broken down and released into streams, rivers and ultimately the lake. Here are a few of my favourite rock shots.

This solid granite outcrop is in my cabin's "back yard."

An intrusive dike visible at the water's edge.

A rock with a large, distinctive inclusion.

Thanks for looking at my rock pictures. -- Margy

13 comments:

  1. thanks for stopping by my blog...i love your pics of the BC coast...you are fortunate to live in such a peaceful, beautiful place!

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  2. I'd love to be in that cabin right about now :) Away from the hustle and bustle of the world.

    That rock in the second photo is really interesting.

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  3. Hi Margy, you know I've never been to Powell River but now you've certainly given me reason to come. Thanks for stopping by. :D

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  4. Now I don't like to travel, but to see this in person would be a wonderful experience and I want to go. what a place!

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  5. I keep telling my wife that rocks are interesting - thank you for proving my case! Stunning images.

    Gary

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  6. Lovely shots and choice for R!

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  7. Nice shots.
    No. 1 is beautiful! :)

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  8. I live on an island surrounded by rocks and I didn't think to have them. good choice, adn so peaceful looking your part of the world.

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  9. Such a contrast with those on our beach. That is what is so good about ABC Wednesday, we see the contast of all our little worlds.

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  10. Thanks to everyone for visiting my rock pictures. Wayne and I are heading back up the lake, but we'll be back for a weekend quad ride. Until then, have a great day. - Margy

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  11. Wow!
    What a bakckyard view!!! Your cabin must be fabulous!
    - Christine

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  12. You have some very interesting photos here. Thanks for commenting on my blog.

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  13. What a great post! Love your rocks!You live in a very beautiful place!
    My R's are
    here Neva
    and here Neva's2.

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