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23 March 2011

The visitors

Visitation statistics for Mountain Beltway over the past month and a half. Interesting to think about the implications… Should I do more current events blogging?

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Shear band in a granite

Walking back to my hotel after departing the Northeastern / North-central GSA section meeting on Sunday, I noticed this fine shear band cutting across a polished slab of granite on the exterior of an office building in downtown Pittsburgh: You’ll notice some grain-size reduction along that shear zone, and what looks to be a decent S-C fabric developed, with a sense of motion of top-to-the-left. If you look at the …

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