22 September 2016

Eyes on some augens in a nice gneiss

Posted by Callan

One of the final outcrops I visited this summer in Shetland was a sweet exposure of augen gneiss in eastern “mainland.” Augen is from the German for “eyes” and refers to the sheared-out feldspars. If you stare long enough at these rocks, you may find that they are staring back at you.

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A GigaPan of this outcrop:
Link GigaPan by Callan Bentley

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Two more GigaPans to explore:

Link GigaPan by Callan Bentley

Link GigaPan by Callan Bentley