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17 May 2010
"Geology of Skyline Drive" w/JMU
I mentioned going out in the field last Thursday with Liz Johnson‘s “Geology of Skyline Drive” lab course at James Madison University. We started the trip south of Elkton, Virginia, at an exposure where Liz had the students collect hand samples and sketch their key features. Here’s one that I picked up: Regular readers will recognize those little circular thingies as Skolithos trace fossils, which are soda-straw-like in the third …