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  1. Nice cross-sectioned folds

    Snapshot Title: Nice cross-sectioned folds
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    On the surface of a joint truncating a "ploudin"...



  2. Little faults

    Snapshot Title: Little faults
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Many of the ploudins show small-scale faulting, which is expressed in three dimensions on the surface of the weathered-out masses.



  3. Little faults

    Snapshot Title: Little faults
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Many of the ploudins show small-scale faulting, which is expressed in three dimensions on the surface of the weathered-out masses.



  4. Little faults

    Snapshot Title: Little faults
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Many of the ploudins show small-scale faulting, which is expressed in three dimensions on the surface of the weathered-out masses.



  5. Little faults

    Snapshot Title: Little faults
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Many of the ploudins show small-scale faulting, which is expressed in three dimensions on the surface of the weathered-out masses.



  6. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Sandstone "ploudins" (pillows/boudins) show intense folding, in some cases isoclinal, within a muddy matrix (now shale).



  7. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Sandstone "ploudins" (pillows/boudins) show intense folding, in some cases isoclinal, within a muddy matrix (now shale).



  8. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Sandstone "ploudins" (pillows/boudins) show intense folding, in some cases isoclinal, within a muddy matrix (now shale).



  9. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Sandstone "ploudins" (pillows/boudins) show intense folding, in some cases isoclinal, within a muddy matrix (now shale).



  10. Little faults

    Snapshot Title: Little faults
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Many of the ploudins show small-scale faulting, which is expressed in three dimensions on the surface of the weathered-out masses.



  11. Little faults

    Snapshot Title: Little faults
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Many of the ploudins show small-scale faulting, which is expressed in three dimensions on the surface of the weathered-out masses.



  12. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Sandstone "ploudins" (pillows/boudins) show intense folding, in some cases isoclinal, within a muddy matrix (now shale).



  13. Point bar deposit?

    Snapshot Title: Point bar deposit?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Looks like what I would expect...



  14. "Sleigh" shaped plodin

    Snapshot Title: "Sleigh" shaped plodin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    (Weathered out)



  15. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Sandstone "ploudins" (pillows/boudins) show intense folding, in some cases isoclinal, within a muddy matrix (now shale).



  16. Scale

    Snapshot Title: Scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Each black (or white) bar on this stick is 10 cm long.



  17. Scale

    Snapshot Title: Scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Each black (or white) bar on this stick is 10 cm tall.



  18. A closer look

    Snapshot Title: A closer look
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Here's a detailed GigaPan of this face: gigapan.com/gigapans/162343



  19. A closer look

    Snapshot Title: A closer look
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Here's a detailed GigaPan of this face: gigapan.com/gigapans/162343



  20. A closer look

    Snapshot Title: A closer look
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Here's a detailed GigaPan of this face: gigapan.com/gigapans/162342



  21. A closer look

    Snapshot Title: A closer look
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Here's a detailed GigaPan of this face: gigapan.com/gigapans/162342



  22. Windmill

    Snapshot Title: Windmill
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    One of many lining the edge of the Allegheny front.



  23. Megaflame structure

    Snapshot Title: Megaflame structure
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    This red layer is contorted in 3-4 m tall flame structures, with a wavelength of 5-8 m.



  24. Megaflame structure

    Snapshot Title: Megaflame structure
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    This red layer is contorted in 3-4 m tall flame structures, with a wavelength of 5-8 m.



  25. Megaflame #2

    Snapshot Title: Megaflame #2
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    This red layer is contorted in 3-4 m tall flame structures, with a wavelength of 5-8 m. This is best viewed on a zoomed out view, such as this GigaPan: gigapan.com/gigapans/162340



  26. Megaflame structure 1

    Snapshot Title: Megaflame structure 1
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    This red layer is contorted in 3-4 m tall flame structures, with a wavelength of 5-8 m. This is best viewed on a zoomed out view, such as this GigaPan: gigapan.com/gigapans/162340



  27. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Sandstone "ploudins" (pillows/boudins) show intense folding, in some cases isoclinal, within a muddy matrix (now shale).



  28. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Sandstone "ploudins" (pillows/boudins) show intense folding, in some cases isoclinal, within a muddy matrix (now shale).



  29. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Sandstone "ploudins" (pillows/boudins) show intense folding, in some cases isoclinal, within a muddy matrix (now shale).



  30. Fold hinge

    Snapshot Title: Fold hinge
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Sandstone "ploudins" (pillows/boudins) show intense folding, in some cases isoclinal, within a muddy matrix (now shale).



  31. Scale

    Snapshot Title: Scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    This black bar is 10 cm tall.



  32. Coal

    Snapshot Title: Coal
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    There is a bituminous layer in here.



  33. A closer look

    Snapshot Title: A closer look
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Here's a detailed GigaPan of this face: gigapan.com/gigapans/162341



  34. Scale

    Snapshot Title: Scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Each black (or white) bar on this stick is 10 cm tall.



  35. A closer look

    Snapshot Title: A closer look
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Here's a detailed GigaPan of this face: gigapan.com/gigapans/162341



  36. A closer look

    Snapshot Title: A closer look
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Here's another GigaPan, taken from slightly further uphill (west): gigapan.com/gigapans/162340



  37. Windmill

    Snapshot Title: Windmill
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    There's a line of these turbines all along the edge of the Allegheny Front.



  38. GigaPanoMobile

    Snapshot Title: GigaPanoMobile
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    The mobile GEODE/MAGIC GigaPan field unit, parked at the scene.



  39. Coal seam

    Snapshot Title: Coal seam
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    There is a bituminous layer here.



  40. Scale

    Snapshot Title: Scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Pottsville Group roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Each of the black & white bars on this stick are 10 cm long (tall).



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