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  1. Red, white, and blue

    Snapshot Title: Red, white, and blue
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Martinsburg Formation at Guard Hill, north of Front Royal, Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    American flag atop the hill. There was a Romney/Ryan sign here ten days earlier.



  2. Ack.

    Snapshot Title: Ack.
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Martinsburg Formation at Guard Hill, north of Front Royal, Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Distracted by feeding my infant son whilst GigaPanning, I failed to catch this one...



  3. Bedding

    Snapshot Title: Bedding
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Martinsburg Formation at Guard Hill, north of Front Royal, Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    in Ordovician flysch - turbidites shed off the Taconian Orogen to the east.



  4. Sense of scale

    Snapshot Title: Sense of scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Massanutten Sandstone exposed on Fort Valley Road
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Mechanical pencil with cm-scale demarcations.



  5. Sense of scale

    Snapshot Title: Sense of scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Martinsburg Formation at Guard Hill, north of Front Royal, Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Mechanical pencil with cm demarcations.



  6. Folds?

    Snapshot Title: Folds?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: profil
    Image Owner: Blaž Vičič



    Description:

    Are these fold hinges?



  7. Amphibole

    Snapshot Title: Amphibole
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Amphibolite from Great Falls, MD
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    The mineral that's the namesake of the rock.



  8. Garnets

    Snapshot Title: Garnets
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Another Column at YMCA Camp Harrison, North Carolina
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    This rock has been metamorphosed!



  9. Stephen

    Snapshot Title: Stephen
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Lunch on day 2 of the Inner Piedmont trip
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    looking skeptically at Dwight?



  10. Dwight

    Snapshot Title: Dwight
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Lunch on day 2 of the Inner Piedmont trip
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    animatedly discussing structural geology, no doubt.



  11. Grand poobah of southern Appalachian structure

    Snapshot Title: Grand poobah of southern Appalachian structure
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Lunch on day 2 of the Inner Piedmont trip
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Bob Hatcher, University of Tennessee



  12. The boss

    Snapshot Title: The boss
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Lunch on day 2 of the Inner Piedmont trip
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Arthur Merschat, USGS. Our field trip leader.



  13. Sense of scale

    Snapshot Title: Sense of scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Another Column at YMCA Camp Harrison, North Carolina
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Pencil!



  14. Mylonitic flow

    Snapshot Title: Mylonitic flow
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Another Column at YMCA Camp Harrison, North Carolina
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Check out how the foliation wraps around these two augen!



  15. Outflow from the lake

    Snapshot Title: Outflow from the lake
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Overlook, YMCA Camp Harrison, North Carolina
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  16. Walker Top Granite

    Snapshot Title: Walker Top Granite
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Column at YMCA Camp Harrison, North Carolina
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    with deformed porphyroclasts.



  17. Garnets

    Snapshot Title: Garnets
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Column at YMCA Camp Harrison, North Carolina
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  18. Pencil for scale

    Snapshot Title: Pencil for scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Column at YMCA Camp Harrison, North Carolina
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    with cm demarcation.



  19. Shadow of the Tower

    Snapshot Title: Shadow of the Tower
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: View west from Woodstock Tower, October 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  20. Wild grapes

    Snapshot Title: Wild grapes
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: View west from Woodstock Tower, October 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Out of focus in this GigaPan, but here is a shot where they are in focus and in context:
    twitter.com/callanbentley/status/260034888168796160/photo/1/large Will open in a new tab or window



  21. Tractor trailer

    Snapshot Title: Tractor trailer
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: View west from Woodstock Tower, October 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    on Interstate 81



  22. Little North Mountain

    Snapshot Title: Little North Mountain
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: View west from Woodstock Tower, October 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    defining the WNW side of the Shenandoah Valley



  23. Downtown

    Snapshot Title: Downtown
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: View west from Woodstock Tower, October 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Woodstock, Virginia



  24. Furrows

    Snapshot Title: Furrows
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: View west from Woodstock Tower, October 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    in the field



  25. Reflection

    Snapshot Title: Reflection
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: View west from Woodstock Tower, October 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    in the North Fork of the Shenandoah River



  26. Silo

    Snapshot Title: Silo
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: View west from Woodstock Tower, October 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  27. Cows

    Snapshot Title: Cows
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: View west from Woodstock Tower, October 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Black & white



  28. The Blue Ridge

    Snapshot Title: The Blue Ridge
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Page Valley, Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    to the east-southeast



  29. Route 211

    Snapshot Title: Route 211
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Page Valley, Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  30. Short Horse Mountain

    Snapshot Title: Short Horse Mountain
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Page Valley, Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  31. Vulture

    Snapshot Title: Vulture
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Page Valley, Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  32. Strickler Knob

    Snapshot Title: Strickler Knob
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Page Valley, Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  33. More red

    Snapshot Title: More red
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fall colors in Fort Valley, October 16, 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    :)



  34. Good color

    Snapshot Title: Good color
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fall colors in Fort Valley, October 16, 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    in here



  35. Red

    Snapshot Title: Red
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fall colors in Fort Valley, October 16, 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    good tree



  36. Yellow

    Snapshot Title: Yellow
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fall colors in Fort Valley, October 16, 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    vibrant!



  37. Horses

    Snapshot Title: Horses
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fall colors in Fort Valley, October 16, 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    in a herd



  38. Herd

    Snapshot Title: Herd
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fall colors in Fort Valley, October 16, 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    of horses



  39. Horse

    Snapshot Title: Horse
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fall colors in Fort Valley, October 16, 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    of course



  40. Cater Lane

    Snapshot Title: Cater Lane
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fall colors in Fort Valley, October 16, 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    sign



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