Lawrence Whelk

Selected for Google Maps and Google Earth

Comments (12)

someGuyinmasset on October 15, 2008

Boooo, hisss! Well, I'm just mad I didn't think of it.

Nezlobic on October 16, 2008

Wondeful Colors !!!

Bits-n-Pieces on October 16, 2008

Thanks, Nezlobic !

Guy: :D thought you'd like that.

Jean Gregory Evans on October 17, 2008

Well, I know who Lawrence Welk is but I don't get it. Would somebody explain it to this idiotic landlubber?


Bits-n-Pieces on October 17, 2008

LOL, Jean , I apologize - I do forget others don't ever even see some of the beach stuff we take for granted here! The shell is a Channeled Whelk This one was pretty cool the way it had broken exposing the inner spirals, and what you can't tell from the photo was how the interior was glowing in the setting sun.

Jean Gregory Evans on October 17, 2008

All us landlubbers thank you for the kind explanation. So I agree, that is a great title!

I am surprised at the curveyness of the center structure, I would have thought it was more straight. The insides of these shells are beautiful, aren't they? I actually have one of these shells, not broken, or maybe it is one that is very similar. I am not sure where it came from since it was given to me from someone who was re-gifting. It is rather large and lovely colors.


Cal Kimola Brown on October 18, 2008

I'm glad you explained the name as I didn't get it either, but i sure do like the picture. beautiful colours.

diannemcd on October 18, 2008

Great photo, looks like a lovely spot by the map. Dianne

Bits-n-Pieces on October 19, 2008

Thanks, Jean, Cal, and dianne ! Its a great spit of land that gets lots of nice stuff washing up. A friend lives down the beach a ways, and the irony is that about 5 years ago I spent a lot of the summer there house-sitting: before I kayaked, before I got a digital camera...And I'd never walked this far down the beach until visiting last week-end. So of course I was kicking myself for all three things the whole way home!

Jean Gregory Evans on October 19, 2008

No Worries, B-n-P. Just look what a wonderful discovery you have made! Now and into the future. Go and Photo!

I'm looking for your new ones!


jayzoe on October 22, 2008

In the thumbnail I thought it was a duck. Awesome. Funny the places we go now with our cameras isnt it?

Bits-n-Pieces on October 22, 2008

so funny zoe - I'm sure having a hard time seeing a Duck in this! But yeah - now I can't bear to stay home and clean the house or the yard. boy do I need a few good rainy days to keep me inside!

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on October 15, 2008
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    by Bits-n-Pieces
    • Taken on 2008/10/13 16:51:45
    • Exposure: 0.025s (1/40)
    • Focal Length: 200.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/8.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: -0.33 EV
    • No flash