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  1. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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).



  2. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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).



  3. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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).



  4. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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).



  5. Little faults

    Snapshot Title: Little faults
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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.



  6. Little faults

    Snapshot Title: Little faults
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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.



  7. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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).



  8. Point bar deposit?

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

    Image: Devonian Hampshire, Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf, and lower Mississippian Rockwell formations roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Looks like what I would expect...



  9. "Sleigh" shaped plodin

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

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    (Weathered out)



  10. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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).



  11. Scale

    Snapshot Title: Scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

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



  12. Scale

    Snapshot Title: Scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

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



  13. A closer look
  14. A closer look
  15. A closer look
  16. A closer look
  17. Windmill

    Snapshot Title: Windmill
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Devonian Hampshire, Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf, and lower Mississippian Rockwell formations roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    One of many lining the edge of the Allegheny front.



  18. Megaflame structure

    Snapshot Title: Megaflame structure
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Devonian Hampshire, Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf, and lower Mississippian Rockwell formations 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.



  19. Megaflame structure

    Snapshot Title: Megaflame structure
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Devonian Hampshire, Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf, and lower Mississippian Rockwell formations 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.



  20. Megaflame #2

    Snapshot Title: Megaflame #2
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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



  21. Megaflame structure 1

    Snapshot Title: Megaflame structure 1
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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



  22. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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).



  24. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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).



  25. Fold hinge

    Snapshot Title: Fold hinge
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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).



  26. Scale

    Snapshot Title: Scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    This black bar is 10 cm tall.



  27. Coal
  28. A closer look
  29. Scale

    Snapshot Title: Scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Devonian Hampshire, Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf, and lower Mississippian Rockwell formations roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

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



  30. A closer look
  31. A closer look

    Snapshot Title: A closer look
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Devonian Hampshire, Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf, and lower Mississippian Rockwell formations roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Here's another GigaPan, taken from slightly further uphill (west): gigapan.com/gigapans/162340



  32. Windmill

    Snapshot Title: Windmill
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Devonian Hampshire, Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf, and lower Mississippian Rockwell formations roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    There's a line of these turbines all along the edge of the Allegheny Front.



  33. GigaPanoMobile

    Snapshot Title: GigaPanoMobile
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Devonian Hampshire, Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf, and lower Mississippian Rockwell formations roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    The mobile GEODE/MAGIC GigaPan field unit, parked at the scene.



  34. Coal seam
  35. Scale

    Snapshot Title: Scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Devonian Hampshire, Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf, and lower Mississippian Rockwell formations roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Each of the black & white bars on this stick are 10 cm long (tall).



  36. A closer look

    Snapshot Title: A closer look
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Massanutten Sandstone
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Examine a sample of rock from this site with this macro GigaPan: gigapan.com/gigapans/126687



  37. Cross bedding

    Snapshot Title: Cross bedding
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Massanutten Sandstone
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Currents traveling from left to right.



  38. Fold

    Snapshot Title: Fold
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Mt. Louis, Banff National Park, Alberta
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Bedding curves around to the left



  39. A closer look

    Snapshot Title: A closer look
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: "Breccia Wall," Antietam Formation, SE Boyce quadrangle, Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Check out a hand-sample of this rock with this macro GigaPan: gigapan.com/gigapans/148604



  40. Hiker

    Snapshot Title: Hiker
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Helen Lake stromatolites and Cirque Peak, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada.
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Headed up Cirque Peak.



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