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  1. Joint parallel to dikes

    Snapshot Title: Joint parallel to dikes
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Lamprophyre Dikes on the Billy Goat Trail
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    The crust here behaved in a brittle fashion by 360 Ma.



  2. Lamprophyre

    Snapshot Title: Lamprophyre
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Lamprophyre Dikes on the Billy Goat Trail
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    Fresh surface



  3. Eugene the yeastly beastie

    Snapshot Title: Eugene the yeastly beastie
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Lamprophyre Dikes on the Billy Goat Trail
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    .



  4. Sacrilege

    Snapshot Title: Sacrilege
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Devil's Racecourse
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    Nasty habit.



  5. Eugene the Yeastie!

    Snapshot Title: Eugene the Yeastie!
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Devil's Racecourse
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone



    Description:

    Chilling out with similiarly-colored, similarly-shaped, dissimilarly-sized bretheren.



  6. Measure apparent dip

    Snapshot Title: Measure apparent dip
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Massanutten Sandstone exposed at Red Hole on Passage Creek
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Just put your protractor on the computer screen!



  7. "Red Hole"

    Snapshot Title: "Red Hole"
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Massanutten Sandstone exposed at Red Hole on Passage Creek
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    grafitto



  8. 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.



  9. 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...



  10. 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.



  11. 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.



  12. 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.



  13. Folds?

    Snapshot Title: Folds?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: profil
    Image Owner: Blaž Vičič



    Description:

    Are these fold hinges?



  14. 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.



  15. 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!



  16. 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?



  17. 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.



  18. 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



  19. 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.



  20. 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!



  21. 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!



  22. 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:

    .



  23. 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.



  24. Garnets

    Snapshot Title: Garnets
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

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



    Description:

    .



  25. 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.



  26. 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:

    .



  27. 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:
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  28. 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



  29. 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



  30. Downtown

    Snapshot Title: Downtown
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

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



    Description:

    Woodstock, Virginia



  31. Furrows

    Snapshot Title: Furrows
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

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



    Description:

    in the field



  32. 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



  33. Silo

    Snapshot Title: Silo
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

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



    Description:

    .



  34. Cows

    Snapshot Title: Cows
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

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



    Description:

    Black & white



  35. 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



  36. Route 211

    Snapshot Title: Route 211
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Page Valley, Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  37. Short Horse Mountain

    Snapshot Title: Short Horse Mountain
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Page Valley, Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  38. Vulture

    Snapshot Title: Vulture
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Page Valley, Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  39. Strickler Knob

    Snapshot Title: Strickler Knob
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Page Valley, Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  40. More red

    Snapshot Title: More red
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

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



    Description:

    :)



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