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Joshua Feinberg's Snapshots

  1. Neogene Gravel Plateau

    Snapshot Title: Neogene Gravel Plateau
    Taken by: Joshua Feinberg

    Image: Frying Pan Gulch
    Image Owner: Joshua Feinberg



    Description:

    One of the features that we try to get the students to map are isolated islands of Neogene gravel composed of Paleozoic Quartzite from Dutchman Mountain to the east. These gravel "islands" are found s...



  2. Junipers preferentially growing on the Kkl.

    Snapshot Title: Junipers preferentially growing on the Kkl.
    Taken by: Joshua Feinberg

    Image: Frying Pan Gulch
    Image Owner: Joshua Feinberg



    Description:

    Sometimes a particular rock layer will preferentially host a specific kind of vegetation. The Lower Member of the Cretaceous Kootenai Formation (Kkl) seems to frequently host small juniper trees as s...



  3. Looking towards the nose of the plunging anticline.

    Snapshot Title: Looking towards the nose of the plunging anticline.
    Taken by: Joshua Feinberg

    Image: Frying Pan Gulch
    Image Owner: Joshua Feinberg



    Description:

    There is a beautiful sequence of ridge-forming rock layers (the Gastropod Member of the Cretaceous Kootenai, Kkg) that curl around the landscape in this area demostrating a kind of fold that geologist...



  4. A Salem State Instructor

    Snapshot Title: A Salem State Instructor
    Taken by: Joshua Feinberg

    Image: Frying Pan Gulch
    Image Owner: Joshua Feinberg



    Description:

    Taking some notes on the Kbl.



  5. More UMN students mapping Frying Pan Gulch

    Snapshot Title: More UMN students mapping Frying Pan Gulch
    Taken by: Joshua Feinberg

    Image: Frying Pan Gulch
    Image Owner: Joshua Feinberg



    Description:

    Cervantes, Feldman, Kane, and one more student.



  6. Feinberg and a Two-headed Moron

    Snapshot Title: Feinberg and a Two-headed Moron
    Taken by: Joshua Feinberg

    Image: Frying Pan Gulch
    Image Owner: Joshua Feinberg



    Description:

    Two instructors doing a little sky-mapping next to the cairn on top of the 6052' ridge composed of the Lower Member of the Cretaceous Blackleaf Formation (Kbl).



  7. More geology students

    Snapshot Title: More geology students
    Taken by: Joshua Feinberg

    Image: Frying Pan Gulch
    Image Owner: Joshua Feinberg



    Description:

    One of these folks even has their mapping board at the ready!



  8. Salem State University Students

    Snapshot Title: Salem State University Students
    Taken by: Joshua Feinberg

    Image: Frying Pan Gulch
    Image Owner: Joshua Feinberg



    Description:

    There was another student group mapping the area on this day. The great thing about this was that one of their instructors was a recent UMN graduate student named Rory McFadden. The two students in ...



  9. Another UMN Student Group

    Snapshot Title: Another UMN Student Group
    Taken by: Joshua Feinberg

    Image: Frying Pan Gulch
    Image Owner: Joshua Feinberg



    Description:

    Mapping the Mesozoic sedimentary geology in Frying Pan Gulch



  10. Bird in flight

    Snapshot Title: Bird in flight
    Taken by: Joshua Feinberg

    Image: Frying Pan Gulch
    Image Owner: Joshua Feinberg



    Description:

    Happened to fly by the camera as the mosaic was being collected. Anyone what kind of bird this is?



  11. UMN Student Group

    Snapshot Title: UMN Student Group
    Taken by: Joshua Feinberg

    Image: Frying Pan Gulch
    Image Owner: Joshua Feinberg



    Description:

    One of the student mapping groups taking a well-deserved break for lunch.