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Earthquake Dinosaurs's Snapshots

  1. Vertical wall

    Snapshot Title: Vertical wall
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Fishbed Aug 2012
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    This current vertical wall has sediment bedding and fish-scale orientation to suggest the wall was a horizontal bedding surface. This bedding surface is nearly perpendicular to the planar fishbed exp...



  2. Pillow Basalts? 2

    Snapshot Title: Pillow Basalts? 2
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Fishbed Aug 2012
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    Another area with what appears to be potential pillow basalts.



  3. Pillow Basalts?

    Snapshot Title: Pillow Basalts?
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Fishbed Aug 2012
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    This is one area that appears to have a potential pillow basalt structure.



  4. Footprint? Grallator?

    Snapshot Title: Footprint? Grallator?
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Fishbed July 21 Trial 2
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    Potential fossil footprint



  5. Coprolite

    Snapshot Title: Coprolite
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Fishbed July 21 Trial 2
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    White element in brown limestone is likely coprolite.



  6. Grey/Green Sandstone

    Snapshot Title: Grey/Green Sandstone
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Fishbed July 21 Trial 2
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    This layer is actually grey/green, so colour correction may be of interest.



  7. Grey Mudstone

    Snapshot Title: Grey Mudstone
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Fishbed July 21 Trial 2
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    Grey mudstone, channel-like shape, under green massive sandstone layer.



  8. Basalt Top

    Snapshot Title: Basalt Top
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Fishbed July 21 Trial 2
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    This is the top of the North Mountain Basalt... and appears to be a true bedding plane for the grey mudtone and sandstone layers above.



  9. Shovel and Notebook

    Snapshot Title: Shovel and Notebook
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Fishbed July 21 Trial 2
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    Green handle to blade tip = 1 metre



  10. Erosional debris

    Snapshot Title: Erosional debris
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Fault - Eastern Pinacle Island
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    Recent erosional debris from black-layer above.



  11. Black Layer

    Snapshot Title: Black Layer
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Fault - Eastern Pinacle Island
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    Black-layer under basalt, with basalt? clasts.



  12. Paleotalus

    Snapshot Title: Paleotalus
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Fault - Eastern Pinacle Island
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    Paleotalus or rubblized-Basalt. ?



  13. Paul's Lunchbag

    Snapshot Title: Paul's Lunchbag
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Fault - Eastern Pinacle Island
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    Lunch and water in a plastic grocery bag.



  14. Base of Channel?

    Snapshot Title: Base of Channel?
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Fault - Eastern Pinacle Island
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    The top of the grey layer is obviously planar, but the bottom surface looks like it might be a chanel cut. Looks like fine grain mud-rich sandstone below.



  15. Torn strata

    Snapshot Title: Torn strata
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Fault - Eastern Pinacle Island
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    A lens shaped section of strata shifted slightly down on right relative to bedding on far left. On far right shows sections of bedding within interfault zone.



  16. Bedding

    Snapshot Title: Bedding
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Fault - Eastern Pinacle Island
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    Visible bedding in the grey (green?) sandstone or limestone (?).



  17. Fault

    Snapshot Title: Fault
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Fault - Eastern Pinacle Island
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    Another fault in the Blomidon Formation, with movement down on the right a small amount (approximately 30 cm).



  18. Fault

    Snapshot Title: Fault
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Fault - Eastern Pinacle Island
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    Lower edge of the fault zone in the Upper Blomidon Formation, just below the contact with the North Mountain Basalt.



  19. North Mountain Basalt

    Snapshot Title: North Mountain Basalt
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Fault - Eastern Pinacle Island
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    The North Mountain Basalt overlies the fault contact with the underlying Blomidon Formation.



  20. Shovel = 1 m

    Snapshot Title: Shovel = 1 m
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Fishbed - July 21 Test
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    Green handle to tip of blade.



  21. Join the discovery

    Snapshot Title: Join the discovery
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Fishbed - July 21 Test
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    Web address and invitation...



  22. Exposed contact with Fish-Bed

    Snapshot Title: Exposed contact with Fish-Bed
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Fishbed - July 21 Test
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    This is where a small portion of erosional debris was removed to expose the contact above the fish bed.



  23. hybodont shark tooth

    Snapshot Title: hybodont shark tooth
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Help Find Fossils in real Research Sample
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    hybodont tooth fragment



  24. Fish Scale

    Snapshot Title: Fish Scale
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Help Find Fossils in real Research Sample
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    Nicely visible semionotid? fish scale.



  25. Dog Hairs

    Snapshot Title: Dog Hairs
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Help Find Fossils in real Research Sample
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    A couple of hairs from the dog in the research lab.



  26. Bone fragments

    Snapshot Title: Bone fragments
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Help Find Fossils in real Research Sample
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    Two bone fragments, at top and bottom



  27. Terrestrial tooth

    Snapshot Title: Terrestrial tooth
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Help Find Fossils in real Research Sample
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    Looks like a curved conical tooth.



  28. Tooth?

    Snapshot Title: Tooth?
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Help Find Fossils in real Research Sample
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    Possible tooth, brown in centre.



  29. Bone Fragment?

    Snapshot Title: Bone Fragment?
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Help Find Fossils in real Research Sample
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    Might be bone or scale?



  30. Fin ray fragment

    Snapshot Title: Fin ray fragment
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Help Find Fossils in real Research Sample
    Image Owner: Earthquake Dinosaurs



    Description:

    Online suggestion = Hybodont shark tooth.



  31. Two Islands, at Wasson Bluff

    Snapshot Title: Two Islands, at Wasson Bluff
    Taken by: Earthquake Dinosaurs

    Image: Five Islands Provincial Park. Nova Scotia, Canada
    Image Owner: Ralf Pickart



    Description:

    This is the larger of the two islands that are located at Wasson Bluff, near Parrsboro Nova Scotia.