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Snapshots

  1. Mud cracks

    Snapshot Title: Mud cracks
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Patterson Creek Mountain Anticline 1
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    Many of the thinly laminated layers here show dessication cracks, as can be seen in these two samples:
    gigapan.com/gigapans/183042 and
    gigapan.com/gigapans/179411



  2. Thrust?

    Snapshot Title: Thrust?
    Taken by: StereoSpace

    Image: Patterson Creek Mountain Anticline 1
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    The strata on the left (Weathered rock, dipping East) appear to have thrust up and through those to their immediate right. That dragged the left side of the central strata upwards. It also pushed them...



  3. synform hinge

    Snapshot Title: synform hinge
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Patterson Creek Mountain Anticline 1
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    hard to spot



  4. Folding

    Snapshot Title: Folding
    Taken by: Joe Maloney

    Image: Patterson Creek Mountain Anticline 1
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    Slight, but its there.



  5. Possible fracture?

    Snapshot Title: Possible fracture?
    Taken by: Joe Maloney

    Image: Patterson Creek Mountain Anticline 1
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    Looks to be some sort of fracture.



  6. Earbuds

    Snapshot Title: Earbuds
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Patterson Creek Mountain Anticline 1
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    Looks like he's listening to music?



  7. Rust-covered joint surface

    Snapshot Title: Rust-covered joint surface
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Patterson Creek Mountain Anticline 1
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    Slightly oblique to the plane of the outcrop, steeply dipping.



  8. Kink fold, interrupted

    Snapshot Title: Kink fold, interrupted
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Patterson Creek Mountain Anticline 1
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    Low angle, small-offset fractures dipping to the left.



  9. Shelf fungus

    Snapshot Title: Shelf fungus
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Patterson Creek Mountain Anticline 1
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    Off on a tree



  10. Tension fractures galore

    Snapshot Title: Tension fractures galore
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Patterson Creek Mountain Anticline 1
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    Must have been a very stressed-out area



  11. Cave?

    Snapshot Title: Cave?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Patterson Creek Mountain Anticline 1
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    Looks like it



  12. Rock hammer

    Snapshot Title: Rock hammer
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Patterson Creek Mountain Anticline 1
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    for scale