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29 October 2010
Friday fold: contorted Sivrihisar marble
Highly contorted laminations in a blueschist-grade marble, Sivrihisar massif, Turkey.
Geology of the Richmond area field trip
On Saturday, after a fruitful 24 hours at the VCCS Science Peer Conference, my colleague Pete Berquist (of Thomas Nelson Community College) and I led a field trip to examine the geology of the Richmond, Virginia, area. We were joined by seven of our VCCS science-teaching colleagues and author Lisa Starr, a speaker at the conference. We started off by driving down to Belle Isle, an island located on the …