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Snapshots

  1. Hand Sample

    Snapshot Title: Hand Sample
    Taken by: Robin Rohrback-Schiavone

    Image: Quarry in Rockfish Conglomerate
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    To see a hand sample of Rockfish Conglomerate displaying S-C fabric, click here:

    gigapan.com/94682



  2. The gigapanner

    Snapshot Title: The gigapanner
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry in Rockfish Conglomerate
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Camoflauged...



  3. Time series of Jay walking downhill

    Snapshot Title: Time series of Jay walking downhill
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry in Rockfish Conglomerate
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Kind of cool to see the progression (and intense concentration!) through successive columns of gigapan shots.



  4. Juniper berries

    Snapshot Title: Juniper berries
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry in Rockfish Conglomerate
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

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  5. Bedding

    Snapshot Title: Bedding
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry in Rockfish Conglomerate
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Almost vertical here



  6. Funny similarity

    Snapshot Title: Funny similarity
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry in Rockfish Conglomerate
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    One light, one dark



  7. A good look at some clasts

    Snapshot Title: A good look at some clasts
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry in Rockfish Conglomerate
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    in the Rockfish Conglomerate



  8. Clasts

    Snapshot Title: Clasts
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry in Rockfish Conglomerate
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Big chunks!



  9. Jay Kaufman

    Snapshot Title: Jay Kaufman
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry in Rockfish Conglomerate
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    of the University of Maryland



  10. Jay Kaufman

    Snapshot Title: Jay Kaufman
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry in Rockfish Conglomerate
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    geochemist and the stratigrapher of the University of Maryland, investigates the array of clasts.



  11. The team

    Snapshot Title: The team
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry in Rockfish Conglomerate
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Clusters for a conference atop the precipice.



  12. Kristin checks out a pavement exposure...

    Snapshot Title: Kristin checks out a pavement exposure...
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry in Rockfish Conglomerate
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    ...while Chuck leaves the scene



  13. Uncle Joe

    Snapshot Title: Uncle Joe
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry in Rockfish Conglomerate
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Chuck's uncle Joe has a goat farm near this quarry.



  14. Chuck Bailey

    Snapshot Title: Chuck Bailey
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry in Rockfish Conglomerate
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Structural geologist and ascendant chairperson of the Geology Department of the College of William & Mary.



  15. A mix of faceted and rounded clasts

    Snapshot Title: A mix of faceted and rounded clasts
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry in Rockfish Conglomerate
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    ...may indicate a pro-glacial origin for the deposition of the sediments that became this conglomerate.