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2 November 2018

Friday fold: Refolded marble from Corsica

The Friday fold comes to us from Corsica via University of Washington structural geologist Darrel Cowan. It’s a marble that’s been folded *twice!*


22 June 2018

Friday fold: Connemara Marble, Ireland

Another guest Friday fold (keep ’em coming, folks!) – This time from Eric Pyle of James Madison University: This is a weathered outcrop of the Connemara Marble in western Ireland, about a meter wide. Thanks for sharing, Eric!


17 April 2013

Four new GigaPans from an intriguing contact

Callan and his colleague Jay Kaufman (University of Maryland) go to extraordinary lengths to document an intriguing block of rock in northern Virginia’s Blue Ridge province. Great images and a lot of fun result – but what do these rocks tell us?


30 May 2011

A Memorial Day Rock: Marble

Marble headstones at Arlington National Cemetery.Photo taken from Wikipedia here. On Memorial Day I always remember the trips I’ve taken to Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA. I still remember my first visit to the cemetery. I was seventeen and applying to the United States Naval Academy. I was down in Washington, DC for the Naval Academy’s Summer Seminar, an intense week that gives Naval Academy applicants a taste of …