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  1. 6% Gradient

    Snapshot Title: 6% Gradient
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Anticline/Syncline Patterson Creek Mountain Anticline WV55 BIG
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    .



  2. rock hammer

    Snapshot Title: rock hammer
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: NEW new WV55 Fold belt 3
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    for scale



  3. wavy laminations

    Snapshot Title: wavy laminations
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: NEW new WV55 Fold belt 3
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    I think this is what I'm looking



  4. rock or little bird

    Snapshot Title: rock or little bird
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Patterson Creek Mountain Anticline 3
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    ?



  5. tight fold

    Snapshot Title: tight fold
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Patterson Creek Mountain Anticline 3
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    softer shale unit willing to bend easier than surrounding units



  6. fold

    Snapshot Title: fold
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Patterson Creek Mountain Anticline 3
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    z fold



  7. fold

    Snapshot Title: fold
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Patterson Creek Mountain Anticline 3
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    nicely exposed hinge



  8. deformational fabric

    Snapshot Title: deformational fabric
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Patterson Creek Mountain Anticline 3
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    is highlighted in 3D by the differential weathering of shaley beds and lime/dolmitic beds. If you follow this contact up you can see some great folds.



  9. there be big trout in here

    Snapshot Title: there be big trout in here
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Oriskany Fishing Hole
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    say the fishermen



  10. sheared fisherman

    Snapshot Title: sheared fisherman
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Oriskany Fishing Hole
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    deformed by autostitching



  11. fossil molds

    Snapshot Title: fossil molds
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Oriskany Fishing Hole
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    brachiopod shell mold



  12. Spider

    Snapshot Title: Spider
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Oriskany Fishing Hole
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    wolf spider maybe?



  13. Hammer

    Snapshot Title: Hammer
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Patterson Creek Mountain Anticline 3
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    for scale



  14. teamwork

    Snapshot Title: teamwork
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: NEW new WV55 Fold belt 3
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    :)



  15. Gigapanner

    Snapshot Title: Gigapanner
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: NEW new WV55 Fold belt 3
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    Thats me again, walking the outcrop



  16. Gigapnner

    Snapshot Title: Gigapnner
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: NEW new WV55 Fold belt 3
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    thats me checking out the outcrop



  17. Rock hammer

    Snapshot Title: Rock hammer
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Whipcove Anticline - faulted eastern limb
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    sense of scale



  18. Rock Hammer

    Snapshot Title: Rock Hammer
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Whipcove Anticline
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    Sense of scale



  19. syncline hinge

    Snapshot Title: syncline hinge
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Whipcove Anticline
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    Not visable in picture but it is there. I checked



  20. Fault

    Snapshot Title: Fault
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Whipcove Anticline
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    apparently a normal fault on eastern limb of anticline.



  21. Hinge

    Snapshot Title: Hinge
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Whipcove Anticline
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    Of a big anticline



  22. Drag fold

    Snapshot Title: Drag fold
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: WV Rt 55 Whipcove Anticline
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    .



  23. Ashby Gap

    Snapshot Title: Ashby Gap
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Overlook from High Point Mountain- April 9th 2012
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    This mountain gap through which Rt 50 passes through is controled by a large fault



  24. Pencil

    Snapshot Title: Pencil
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Overlook from High Point Mountain- April 9th 2012
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    For Scale



  25. Weverton Quartzite

    Snapshot Title: Weverton Quartzite
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Overlook from High Point Mountain- April 9th 2012
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    This the lowest memember of the lowest formation of the Cambrian Chilhowee Group. It is localy more resistant to weathering than surrounding rocks and is a major ridge forming unit in the area. Relati...



  26. Horizontal joint set

    Snapshot Title: Horizontal joint set
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Conway Robinson State Forest- Diabase
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    thin spacing



  27. Vertical joint set

    Snapshot Title: Vertical joint set
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Conway Robinson State Forest- Diabase
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    with fallen tree inside



  28. Rock Hammer

    Snapshot Title: Rock Hammer
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Conway Robinson State Forest- Diabase
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    For scale



  29. Mr E. coli

    Snapshot Title: Mr E. coli
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Conway Robinson State Forest- Diabase
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    Happy to be out on this sunny spring day



  30. flower

    Snapshot Title: flower
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Weeping Cherry Tree March 2012
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    pretty



  31. Festive lights

    Snapshot Title: Festive lights
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Weeping Cherry Tree March 2012
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    already set up for the holidays



  32. 10 cm

    Snapshot Title: 10 cm
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: South Fort Valley Antiform
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    = red line



  33. Cute dog for scale

    Snapshot Title: Cute dog for scale
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: South Fort Valley Antiform
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    My friend's dog, Lola, on her first day as field assistant and GigaPan model.



  34. Color and texture change

    Snapshot Title: Color and texture change
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Antietam Formation
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    Browner than rocks below and brecciated



  35. clean quartzite

    Snapshot Title: clean quartzite
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Antietam Formation
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    really white, and visable for miles



  36. "bedding"

    Snapshot Title: "bedding"
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Antietam Formation
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    Im not convinced.



  37. Jacob Staff

    Snapshot Title: Jacob Staff
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: Antietam Formation
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    Standard 1.5 meter staff broken into 10cm units.



  38. Gigapanner

    Snapshot Title: Gigapanner
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: WV new Route 55 Folded Tonoloway
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    twice



  39. Tension Gashes

    Snapshot Title: Tension Gashes
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: WV new Route 55 Folded Tonoloway
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    en echelon



  40. Fold Hinge

    Snapshot Title: Fold Hinge
    Taken by: Alan Pitts

    Image: WV new Route 55 Folded Tonoloway
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    antiform/synform pair



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