1. Skip to navigation
  2. Skip to content
  3. Skip to sidebar


Callan Bentley's Snapshots

Go to page:
  1. Hand-some chairs

    Snapshot Title: Hand-some chairs
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Incipient fall foliage on Massanutten Mountain, Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Belonging to the Koffs



  2. Targets

    Snapshot Title: Targets
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Incipient fall foliage on Massanutten Mountain, Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Practice for sharpshooting



  3. Veach Gap

    Snapshot Title: Veach Gap
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Incipient fall foliage on Massanutten Mountain, Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Where Mill Creek cuts across Little Crease Mountain



  4. Secret Passage Ranch sign

    Snapshot Title: Secret Passage Ranch sign
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Incipient fall foliage on Massanutten Mountain, Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Don Warlick's horse operation



  5. Great blue heron

    Snapshot Title: Great blue heron
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Incipient fall foliage on Massanutten Mountain, Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    on Passage Creek



  6. Quartz-cemented quartz clast

    Snapshot Title: Quartz-cemented quartz clast
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quartz-cemented breccia, Antietam Formation quartzite, western Blue Ridge, Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Angular shape



  7. Scale
  8. Ooids

    Snapshot Title: Ooids
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Ooids and rip-up clasts
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback



    Description:

    Concentrically zoned open-ocean concretions.



  9. Piercing relationship?

    Snapshot Title: Piercing relationship?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Diamictite
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback



    Description:

    Did this pebble "pierce" into the underlying fine-to-medium sandstone strata?



  10. Luminous grain

    Snapshot Title: Luminous grain
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Diamictite
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback



    Description:

    What's this green glowing thing?



  11. Flame structure?

    Snapshot Title: Flame structure?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Diamictite
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback



    Description:

    Is this an upside-down flame structure? (in medium-grained sandstone)



  12. Weathered feldspar grain

    Snapshot Title: Weathered feldspar grain
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Diamictite
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback



    Description:

    Perthitic wisps abound.



  13. Angular clast

    Snapshot Title: Angular clast
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Diamictite
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback



    Description:

    One of the characteristics of glaciogenic sediments is a mix of angular and rounded clasts. This one appears particularly acute. Does that speak to a glaciogenic origin?



  14. Granitoid pebble

    Snapshot Title: Granitoid pebble
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Diamictite
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback



    Description:

    This is clearly a lithic clast of igneous provenance. Where did this pebble originate? The Acadian highlands to the "east" - but what was above sea level and in "E World" at this time? Far eastern Vir...



  15. Truncation

    Snapshot Title: Truncation
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Diamictite
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback



    Description:

    This smaller sample appears to be right-side-up based on this stratigraphic truncation (dropstone of pebble size in fine-medium sandstone???)



  16. Pyrite

    Snapshot Title: Pyrite
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Diamictite
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback



    Description:

    Detrital pyrite in the Devonian?



  17. Diamictite

    Snapshot Title: Diamictite
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Devonian Hampshire, Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf, and lower Mississippian Rockwell formations roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Somewhere in here is a diamictite layer, which we have sampled and imaged here:
    www.gigapan.com/gigapans/162387



  18. Diamictite

    Snapshot Title: Diamictite
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Devonian Hampshire, Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf, and lower Mississippian Rockwell formations roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Somewhere in here is a distinctive diamictite unit. Here's a sample in macro GigaPan view: www.gigapan.com/gigapans/162387



  19. Scale

    Snapshot Title: Scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Crazy Cat Breccia
    Image Owner: Robin Rohrback



    Description:

    1 cm wide.



  20. Little faults

    Snapshot Title: Little faults
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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 as cm-scale scarps on the surface of the weathered-out masses.



  21. Little faults

    Snapshot Title: Little faults
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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 as cm-scale scarps on the surface of the weathered-out masses.



  22. Little faults

    Snapshot Title: Little faults
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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 as cm-scale scarps on the surface of the weathered-out masses.



  23. Nice little fold

    Snapshot Title: Nice little fold
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Peeking out from the apron of shale below the outcrop.



  24. Nice cross-sectioned folds

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

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

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



  25. Little faults

    Snapshot Title: Little faults
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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.



  26. Little faults

    Snapshot Title: Little faults
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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.



  27. Little faults

    Snapshot Title: Little faults
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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.



  28. Little faults

    Snapshot Title: Little faults
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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.



  29. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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).



  32. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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).



  33. Little faults

    Snapshot Title: Little faults
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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.



  34. Little faults

    Snapshot Title: Little faults
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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.



  35. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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).



  36. Point bar deposit?

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

    Image: Devonian Hampshire, Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf, and lower Mississippian Rockwell formations roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Looks like what I would expect...



  37. "Sleigh" shaped plodin

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

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    (Weathered out)



  38. Folded ploudin

    Snapshot Title: Folded ploudin
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation 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).



  39. Scale

    Snapshot Title: Scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

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



  40. Scale

    Snapshot Title: Scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Latest Devonian Spechty Kopf formation roadcut on Corridor H, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

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



Go to page: