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  1. Petrified wood

    Snapshot Title: Petrified wood
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: "Rocks of Virginia" garden at the DGMR
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Cretaceous aged cypress tree trunks. Coastal Plain.



  2. Graded bed

    Snapshot Title: Graded bed
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: "Rocks of Virginia" garden at the DGMR
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    ...in the Konnarock Formation "rhythymites" of southwestern Virginia's Blue Ridge.



  3. Plumose structure

    Snapshot Title: Plumose structure
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: "Rocks of Virginia" garden at the DGMR
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    in slate



  4. Mudcracks

    Snapshot Title: Mudcracks
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: "Rocks of Virginia" garden at the DGMR
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    in Triassic mudstone/sandstone layers, from the Culpeper Basin.



  5. Tiger beetle

    Snapshot Title: Tiger beetle
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: "Rocks of Virginia" garden at the DGMR
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    A visitor, hunting for his lunch!



  6. Excess epoxy

    Snapshot Title: Excess epoxy
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: "Rocks of Virginia" garden at the DGMR
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Someone got a little trigger happy with the epoxy gun, it looks like.



  7. Fault breccia

    Snapshot Title: Fault breccia
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: "Rocks of Virginia" garden at the DGMR
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Dramatic fault breccia of quartzite fragments cemented by manganese oxides. Typical of the Blue Ridge thrust fault.



  8. Felsic dike

    Snapshot Title: Felsic dike
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: "Rocks of Virginia" garden at the DGMR
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    ...cutting across mafic boudin.



  9. David, Jordan and LeAndrea

    Snapshot Title: David, Jordan and LeAndrea
    Taken by: David X

    Image: Portland Timbers home opener
    Image Owner: Bruce Ely Photography



    Description:

    Portland Timbers vs. Chicago Fire 4/14/2011



  10. Epidote crystal fiber lineations

    Snapshot Title: Epidote crystal fiber lineations
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: "Rocks of Virginia" garden at the DGMR
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    These "slickensides" formed along a fault surface which is today the top of this block. Movement of the opposite block of rock was roughly towards the camera, which is why the "steps" in the epidote l...



  11. Lamborghini and Ferarri

    Snapshot Title: Lamborghini and Ferarri
    Taken by: georgian KingSton

    Image: Views from the Khalifa
    Image Owner: www.skyscraperlist.com



    Description:

    x



  12. Fold hinge

    Snapshot Title: Fold hinge
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: "Rocks of Virginia" garden at the DGMR
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    With multi-layer behavior.



  13. Collapse breccia

    Snapshot Title: Collapse breccia
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: "Rocks of Virginia" garden at the DGMR
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Paleo-karst! An ancient cave in gray limestone collapsed, and calcite (white) was precipitated in the spaces in between the fragments.



  14. Turitella fossils

    Snapshot Title: Turitella fossils
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: "Rocks of Virginia" garden at the DGMR
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    in the Aquia Formation sandstone -- the same rock unit quarried to build the White House!



  15. Garnets

    Snapshot Title: Garnets
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: "Rocks of Virginia" garden at the DGMR
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    A common metamorphic mineral, seen here in amphibolite.



  16. Skolithos

    Snapshot Title: Skolithos
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: "Rocks of Virginia" garden at the DGMR
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    A vertical tube-shaped trace fossil that shows up in the Cambrian period of geologic time. Here, it is evident as a common primary structure in the Antietam Formation quartzite.



  17. Leesburg Conlomerate

    Snapshot Title: Leesburg Conlomerate
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: "Rocks of Virginia" garden at the DGMR
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    A "fanglomerate" deposited along the western edge of the normal-fault-bounded Culpeper Basin, a Triassic rift valley in north-central Virginia. Clasts are mainly limestone.



  18. Mazda RX8

    Snapshot Title: Mazda RX8
    Taken by: georgian KingSton

    Image: The English at Play I
    Image Owner: The Gigapanographer Currently Known as "Kilgore661"



    Description:

    Mazda RX8



  19. Ford Mustang GT

    Snapshot Title: Ford Mustang GT
    Taken by: georgian KingSton

    Image: The English at Play I
    Image Owner: The Gigapanographer Currently Known as "Kilgore661"



    Description:

    Ford Mustang GT



  20. Nissan Z350

    Snapshot Title: Nissan Z350
    Taken by: georgian KingSton

    Image: The English at Play I
    Image Owner: The Gigapanographer Currently Known as "Kilgore661"



    Description:

    Nissan Z350



  21. Caged

    Snapshot Title: Caged
    Taken by: pdxian

    Image: Presidents Heads (and the Beatles)
    Image Owner: co-conspirators



    Description:

    Big Men Small Fence



  22. 6

    Snapshot Title: 6
    Taken by: PEDRAZZINI MASSIMO

    Image: LAVERTEZZO
    Image Owner: PEDRAZZINI MASSIMO



    Description:

    6



  23. 5

    Snapshot Title: 5
    Taken by: PEDRAZZINI MASSIMO

    Image: LAVERTEZZO
    Image Owner: PEDRAZZINI MASSIMO



    Description:

    5



  24. 4

    Snapshot Title: 4
    Taken by: PEDRAZZINI MASSIMO

    Image: LAVERTEZZO
    Image Owner: PEDRAZZINI MASSIMO



    Description:

    4



  25. 3

    Snapshot Title: 3
    Taken by: PEDRAZZINI MASSIMO

    Image: LAVERTEZZO
    Image Owner: PEDRAZZINI MASSIMO



    Description:

    3



  26. 2

    Snapshot Title: 2
    Taken by: PEDRAZZINI MASSIMO

    Image: LAVERTEZZO
    Image Owner: PEDRAZZINI MASSIMO



    Description:

    2



  27. 1

    Snapshot Title: 1
    Taken by: PEDRAZZINI MASSIMO

    Image: LAVERTEZZO
    Image Owner: PEDRAZZINI MASSIMO



    Description:

    1



  28. Goofballs @Timbers home opener

    Snapshot Title: Goofballs @Timbers home opener
    Taken by: pdxian

    Image: Portland Timbers home opener
    Image Owner: Bruce Ely Photography



    Description:

    Cool



  29. AUDI

    Snapshot Title: AUDI
    Taken by: georgian KingSton

    Image: Automobile World
    Image Owner: Roger



    Description:

    AUDI



  30. Cotton

    Snapshot Title: Cotton
    Taken by: Michael Yon

    Image: Cotton Tree, Sri Lanka
    Image Owner: Michael Yon



    Description:

    Cotton tree, Sri Lanka



  31. The new "Batter's Eyesore"

    Snapshot Title: The new "Batter's Eyesore"
    Taken by: Lenny G

    Image: Target Field, opening day 2011 Minnesota Twins vs. Oakland A’s. View from Left Field.
    Image Owner: Carlos Gonzalez



    Description:

    U G L Y !!



  32. I sure miss these trees

    Snapshot Title: I sure miss these trees
    Taken by: Lenny G

    Image: Opening Day Photo - Left Field
    Image Owner: Carlos Gonzalez



    Description:

    The new black "batter's eye" is an eyesore in an otherwise beautiful ball park.



  33. Ferry Fred Olsen

    Snapshot Title: Ferry Fred Olsen
    Taken by: ermaro

    Image: Atardecer en Tirma
    Image Owner: ermaro



    Description:



  34. LOITERING

    Snapshot Title: LOITERING
    Taken by: Amy W. Goss

    Image: Guayaquil Ecuador
    Image Owner: John Murray



    Description:



  35. Ferrari

    Snapshot Title: Ferrari
    Taken by: georgian KingSton

    Image: Monaco - Casino Monte Carlo
    Image Owner: uucee



    Description:

    Ferrari



  36. 2 Bentley

    Snapshot Title: 2 Bentley
    Taken by: georgian KingSton

    Image: Monaco - Casino Monte Carlo
    Image Owner: uucee



    Description:

    2 Bentley



  37. 2 Porshe

    Snapshot Title: 2 Porshe
    Taken by: georgian KingSton

    Image: Monaco from Hotel Vista Palace
    Image Owner: Jean-Baptiste Lefoulon



    Description:

    2 Porshe



  38. Ferrari

    Snapshot Title: Ferrari
    Taken by: georgian KingSton

    Image: Monte-Carlo, Monaco
    Image Owner: miao



    Description:

    Ferrari



  39. sea otter

    Snapshot Title: sea otter
    Taken by: Eugene Potapov

    Image: Sunset at the Poludennaya Bay
    Image Owner: Eugene Potapov



    Description:

    otter



  40. BMW M6

    Snapshot Title: BMW M6
    Taken by: georgian KingSton

    Image: Monte Carlo
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    BMW M6



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