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  1. Diamictite

    Snapshot Title: Diamictite
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Somewhere in here is a diamictite layer, which we have sampled and imaged here:
    www.gigapan.com/gigapans/162387



  2. Diamictite

    Snapshot Title: Diamictite
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Somewhere in here is a distinctive diamictite unit. Here's a sample in macro GigaPan view: www.gigapan.com/gigapans/162387



  3. Scale

    Snapshot Title: Scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Crazy Cat Breccia
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    1 cm wide.



  4. Little faults

    Snapshot Title: Little faults
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Many of the ploudins show small-scale faulting, which is expressed in three dimensions as cm-scale scarps on the surface of the weathered-out masses.



  5. Little faults

    Snapshot Title: Little faults
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Many of the ploudins show small-scale faulting, which is expressed in three dimensions as cm-scale scarps on the surface of the weathered-out masses.



  6. Little faults

    Snapshot Title: Little faults
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Many of the ploudins show small-scale faulting, which is expressed in three dimensions as cm-scale scarps on the surface of the weathered-out masses.



  7. Nice little fold

    Snapshot Title: Nice little fold
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Peeking out from the apron of shale below the outcrop.



  8. Nice cross-sectioned folds

    Snapshot Title: Nice cross-sectioned folds
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    On the surface of a joint truncating a "ploudin"...



  9. Little faults

    Snapshot Title: Little faults
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Many of the ploudins show small-scale faulting, which is expressed in three dimensions on the surface of the weathered-out masses.



  10. Little faults

    Snapshot Title: Little faults
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Many of the ploudins show small-scale faulting, which is expressed in three dimensions on the surface of the weathered-out masses.



  11. Little faults

    Snapshot Title: Little faults
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Many of the ploudins show small-scale faulting, which is expressed in three dimensions on the surface of the weathered-out masses.



  12. Little faults

    Snapshot Title: Little faults
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Many of the ploudins show small-scale faulting, which is expressed in three dimensions on the surface of the weathered-out masses.



  13. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Sandstone "ploudins" (pillows/boudins) show intense folding, in some cases isoclinal, within a muddy matrix (now shale).



  14. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Sandstone "ploudins" (pillows/boudins) show intense folding, in some cases isoclinal, within a muddy matrix (now shale).



  15. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Sandstone "ploudins" (pillows/boudins) show intense folding, in some cases isoclinal, within a muddy matrix (now shale).



  16. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Sandstone "ploudins" (pillows/boudins) show intense folding, in some cases isoclinal, within a muddy matrix (now shale).



  17. Little faults

    Snapshot Title: Little faults
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Many of the ploudins show small-scale faulting, which is expressed in three dimensions on the surface of the weathered-out masses.



  18. Little faults

    Snapshot Title: Little faults
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Many of the ploudins show small-scale faulting, which is expressed in three dimensions on the surface of the weathered-out masses.



  19. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Sandstone "ploudins" (pillows/boudins) show intense folding, in some cases isoclinal, within a muddy matrix (now shale).



  20. Point bar deposit?

    Snapshot Title: Point bar deposit?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Looks like what I would expect...



  21. "Sleigh" shaped plodin

    Snapshot Title: "Sleigh" shaped plodin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    (Weathered out)



  22. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Sandstone "ploudins" (pillows/boudins) show intense folding, in some cases isoclinal, within a muddy matrix (now shale).



  23. Scale

    Snapshot Title: Scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Each black (or white) bar on this stick is 10 cm long.



  24. Scale

    Snapshot Title: Scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Each black (or white) bar on this stick is 10 cm tall.



  25. A closer look

    Snapshot Title: A closer look
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Here's a detailed GigaPan of this face: gigapan.com/gigapans/162343



  26. A closer look

    Snapshot Title: A closer look
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Here's a detailed GigaPan of this face: gigapan.com/gigapans/162343



  27. A closer look

    Snapshot Title: A closer look
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Here's a detailed GigaPan of this face: gigapan.com/gigapans/162342



  28. A closer look

    Snapshot Title: A closer look
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Here's a detailed GigaPan of this face: gigapan.com/gigapans/162342



  29. Windmill

    Snapshot Title: Windmill
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    One of many lining the edge of the Allegheny front.



  30. Megaflame structure

    Snapshot Title: Megaflame structure
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    This red layer is contorted in 3-4 m tall flame structures, with a wavelength of 5-8 m.



  31. Megaflame structure

    Snapshot Title: Megaflame structure
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    This red layer is contorted in 3-4 m tall flame structures, with a wavelength of 5-8 m.



  32. Megaflame #2

    Snapshot Title: Megaflame #2
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    This red layer is contorted in 3-4 m tall flame structures, with a wavelength of 5-8 m. This is best viewed on a zoomed out view, such as this GigaPan: gigapan.com/gigapans/162340



  33. Megaflame structure 1

    Snapshot Title: Megaflame structure 1
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    This red layer is contorted in 3-4 m tall flame structures, with a wavelength of 5-8 m. This is best viewed on a zoomed out view, such as this GigaPan: gigapan.com/gigapans/162340



  34. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Sandstone "ploudins" (pillows/boudins) show intense folding, in some cases isoclinal, within a muddy matrix (now shale).



  35. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Sandstone "ploudins" (pillows/boudins) show intense folding, in some cases isoclinal, within a muddy matrix (now shale).



  36. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Sandstone "ploudins" (pillows/boudins) show intense folding, in some cases isoclinal, within a muddy matrix (now shale).



  37. Fold hinge

    Snapshot Title: Fold hinge
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Sandstone "ploudins" (pillows/boudins) show intense folding, in some cases isoclinal, within a muddy matrix (now shale).



  38. Scale

    Snapshot Title: Scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    This black bar is 10 cm tall.



  39. Coal

    Snapshot Title: Coal
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    There is a bituminous layer in here.



  40. A closer look

    Snapshot Title: A closer look
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Here's a detailed GigaPan of this face: gigapan.com/gigapans/162341



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