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Snapshots

  1. Boudin train

    Snapshot Title: Boudin train
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Metamorphic rocks exposed along the shore of Cabbage Island, Maine
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    A nice series of diminishingly-sized boudins.



  2. Fold hinge?

    Snapshot Title: Fold hinge?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Metamorphic rocks exposed along the shore of Cabbage Island, Maine
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Is this a dismembered fold hinge?



  3. Boudinage

    Snapshot Title: Boudinage
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Metamorphic rocks exposed along the shore of Cabbage Island, Maine
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Stretching in the brittle/ductile realm causes some geologic units (like this granite dike) to break into segments called boudins, while other units (such as the surrounding schist) flow into the "nec...



  4. Red pen

    Snapshot Title: Red pen
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Metamorphic rocks exposed along the shore of Cabbage Island, Maine
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    This pen serves as a sense of scale (and also distortion!)