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  1. 10 cm

    Snapshot Title: 10 cm
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Folded and Cleaved Martinsburg Slate, Page County, Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Red bar = 10 cm scale



  2. Rite-In-The-Rain scale card

    Snapshot Title: Rite-In-The-Rain scale card
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Folded and Cleaved Martinsburg Slate, Page County, Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  3. Bedding/cleavage intersection

    Snapshot Title: Bedding/cleavage intersection
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Folded and Cleaved Martinsburg Slate, Page County, Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    at the top of the anticline



  4. Till?

    Snapshot Title: Till?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Floe Lake, Kootenay National Park, British Columbia, Canada
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Or landslide debris?



  5. Mind the Gap

    Snapshot Title: Mind the Gap
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Floe Lake, Kootenay National Park, British Columbia, Canada
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  6. Cleaved limestone

    Snapshot Title: Cleaved limestone
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Floe Lake, Kootenay National Park, British Columbia, Canada
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    of the Ottertail Formation, as exposed in the Rockwall.



  7. Crevasse

    Snapshot Title: Crevasse
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Floe Lake, Kootenay National Park, British Columbia, Canada
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    opening up perpendicular to ice flow / gravity



  8. Broad-tailed hawk

    Snapshot Title: Broad-tailed hawk
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Late afternoon in the Fort Valley, looking east
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    perched here on our second day in the house.



  9. Shadow

    Snapshot Title: Shadow
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Late afternoon in the Fort Valley, looking east
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    of the GigaPan



  10. Laundry line

    Snapshot Title: Laundry line
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Late afternoon in the Fort Valley, looking east
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  11. The Moon

    Snapshot Title: The Moon
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Late afternoon in the Fort Valley, looking east
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  12. Point 2 Fire

    Snapshot Title: Point 2 Fire
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Late afternoon in the Fort Valley, looking east
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    is just over this ridge. You can kind of make out some of the smoke on the ridgeline.



  13. Generator plugs in...

    Snapshot Title: Generator plugs in...
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The new digs, I
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    ...here.



  14. Woodpecker death trap

    Snapshot Title: Woodpecker death trap
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The new digs, I
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Something we need to take care of with a couple of raptor silhouettes.



  15. Compost pile...

    Snapshot Title: Compost pile...
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The new digs, I
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    is behind this mound of dirt.



  16. Birdfeeders

    Snapshot Title: Birdfeeders
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The new digs, I
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Ensemble.



  17. Mongolian silk

    Snapshot Title: Mongolian silk
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The new digs, I
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  18. 343

    Snapshot Title: 343
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The new digs, I
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    The addy.



  19. Bsil, parsley, some other spice...

    Snapshot Title: Bsil, parsley, some other spice...
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The new digs, 2
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    ...and a Thai Buddha head.



  20. Just dandy

    Snapshot Title: Just dandy
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The new digs, 2
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    ...I ain't lyin'.



  21. The rig

    Snapshot Title: The rig
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The new digs, 2
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Old Prius, still with DC plates.



  22. Graphic granite

    Snapshot Title: Graphic granite
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Minsk Green
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    Heiroglyphic-like texture



  23. Jeepers!

    Snapshot Title: Jeepers!
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Diptera tipulidae 2026
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    peepers



  24. Orange cone

    Snapshot Title: Orange cone
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Badlands National Park
    Image Owner: sciencegal



    Description:

    .



  25. Flotsam

    Snapshot Title: Flotsam
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fountain Hill Beach 1
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    washed ashore



  26. Boat

    Snapshot Title: Boat
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fountain Hill Beach 1
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    It floats



  27. Seaside cemetary?

    Snapshot Title: Seaside cemetary?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fountain Hill Beach 1
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    Looks like a decent place to rest



  28. Field conference?

    Snapshot Title: Field conference?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fountain Hill Beach 1
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    Looks like a huddle to discuss findings and interpretations?



  29. Wading in the surf

    Snapshot Title: Wading in the surf
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fountain Hill Beach 1
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    Not what I would have expected for Ireland!



  30. Hammer time

    Snapshot Title: Hammer time
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fountain Hill Beach 1
    Image Owner: Alan Pitts



    Description:

    Getting a fresh exposure of rock via blunt force trauma



  31. Radial

    Snapshot Title: Radial
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Giant Ooids
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    Reminds me of spokes on a bicycle wheel...



  32. P sol

    Snapshot Title: P sol
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Giant Ooids
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    These straight, flush grain boundaries suggest some compaction and accompanying pressure solution.



  33. Humpback

    Snapshot Title: Humpback
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Diptera tipulidae 846a
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    .



  34. Gobstopper

    Snapshot Title: Gobstopper
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Giant Ooids
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    or hailstone - which is the better analogue?



  35. Nice one

    Snapshot Title: Nice one
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Giant Ooids
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    Kind of oblong



  36. Concentrically zoned

    Snapshot Title: Concentrically zoned
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Giant Ooids
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    These grains originated as chemical precipitatation in alkaline waters coated small original grains with subsequent calcite laminations.



  37. Window logo

    Snapshot Title: Window logo
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The nascent NOVA Annandale rock garden, as of May 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Tru-Therm



  38. Chewing gum

    Snapshot Title: Chewing gum
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The nascent NOVA Annandale rock garden, as of May 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    blob



  39. Mylonite

    Snapshot Title: Mylonite
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The nascent NOVA Annandale rock garden, as of May 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    from Blue Ridge basement complex shear zone



  40. Ripple mark

    Snapshot Title: Ripple mark
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The nascent NOVA Annandale rock garden, as of May 2012
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    from sandstone in the Culpeper Basin



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