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Morning Shot Aug 26 2009 – Smashing!

| August 26, 2009

Destruction after the 1996 Happy Isles rock slide. Photo courtesy Garry Hayes.

My good friend and former Geology Professor, Garry Hayes, was digging through a pile of slides in the Geology Department when he came across some from the 1996 Happy Isles rock slide. Garry posted a couple of the photos as well as a write up over on his blog, Geotripper which, by the way, is an AWESOME place to learn about the geology of the Sierra Nevada and geologic events taking place around the world.

Today’s Forecast:
Hot and sunny with some clouds. Highs in the mid 90s. Overnight lows around 60F. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Sunrise – 6:24 a.m.
Sunset – 7:36 p.m.

Moonrise – 1:30 9.m.
Moonset – 11:06 p.m.

Moon Phase – Waxing Crescent.


Category: Geology, Morning Shot


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  1. Garry Hayes says:

    Hi, Ron! Thanks for the link, but just so you know, any rumors of my retirement are greatly exaggerated. I’ll be there til 2025 if I can.