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Snapshots

  1. Racoon footprint

    Snapshot Title: Racoon footprint
    Taken by: Jean Faucher

    Image: Ice contact delta sediments, Salisbury, Vermont
    Image Owner: Chris Fastie



    Description:

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  2. Cut and fill

    Snapshot Title: Cut and fill
    Taken by: Chris Fastie

    Image: Ice contact delta sediments, Salisbury, Vermont
    Image Owner: Chris Fastie



    Description:

    Or is this crossbedding?



  3. Foreset beds

    Snapshot Title: Foreset beds
    Taken by: Chris Fastie

    Image: Ice contact delta sediments, Salisbury, Vermont
    Image Owner: Chris Fastie



    Description:

    Steeply diving strata, and the location near the distal edge of the delta, suggest that these are foreset beds, deposited underwater on the growing face of the delta.



  4. Tailings pile

    Snapshot Title: Tailings pile
    Taken by: Chris Fastie

    Image: Ice contact delta sediments, Salisbury, Vermont
    Image Owner: Chris Fastie



    Description:

    To prepare the gravel for winter use, all out-of-focus material is removed and discarded.



  5. Are these climbing ripples?

    Snapshot Title: Are these climbing ripples?
    Taken by: Chris Fastie

    Image: Ice contact delta sediments, Salisbury, Vermont
    Image Owner: Chris Fastie



    Description:

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  6. Crossbedding

    Snapshot Title: Crossbedding
    Taken by: Chris Fastie

    Image: Ice contact delta sediments, Salisbury, Vermont
    Image Owner: Chris Fastie



    Description:

    Or is this cut and fill?



  7. Peerless

    Snapshot Title: Peerless
    Taken by: Chris Fastie

    Image: Ice contact delta sediments, Salisbury, Vermont
    Image Owner: Chris Fastie



    Description:

    I wonder who got to drive this thing from Kansas.