Category Archives: Geology

Favorite Places

One of my favorite places at the PGT is “The Point”. It is a rocky outcrop that overlooks the Hiller’s Creek Valley. This morning I got this photo of a huge rock at The Point that looks like it could … Continue reading

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The Point

One of the magical spots at the PGT is The Point. It is a rocky bluff that looks out on to the Hiller’s Creek valley. This picture looks up at the steep north slope to The Point. As I was … Continue reading

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350 Million Year Old Sculpture

Bill Knight has created a wonderful sculpture for us. By cutting, grinding and polishing he has created a gorgeous sculpture. It stands about 19-inches tall and must weigh over 50-pounds. This sculpture started a couple of years ago when he … Continue reading

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North Side of The Point

North Side of The Point Overcast days can help bring out rich colors in the landscape. Here is a picture that I took this morning. The skies were completely cloudy as it was just about to start raining. Perfect for … Continue reading

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Rock Shelter Color

Indian Rock Shelter I took this snapshot of the Indian Rock Shelter under The Point this afternoon. I stopped there on my way home from a picnic lunch along Hillers Creek. As you can see the Fall Color continues to … Continue reading

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Rib Cave

Steve Mays approaches the Rib Cave There is a lot of exposed rock at the PGT, especially along the Hillers Creek Valley. The rock has a variety of openings, including this unusual one that we call the “Rib Cave” because … Continue reading

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What kind of rocks are these?

George Davis with Lorna photographing rocks at The Point George Davis helped Lorna identify rocks at the PGT today. His enthusiasm had me looking at the rocks more carefully than ever before. He was particularly excited about the fossilized coral … Continue reading

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Rocks in Gardens

Merv Wallace building the Rock Pond I like rocks in gardens. If rocks are place properly they can enhance the look of a garden. They also give a sense of permanence; they endure. They are there in winter when many … Continue reading

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Rookery Vista

Rookery Vista on Hillers Creek We like the viewing platform at the Lotus Ponds so much that we decided to build another one. This one will be on a rocky outcrop along Hillers Creek. Looking up from it you can … Continue reading

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