Advertisement

You are browsing the archive for 2013 March 18.

18 March 2013

Bouma ABE

The initials ABE might make you think of Lincoln, but that’s not what I’m talking about. Today, the letters mean something else: three subdivisions of the 5-part Bouma sequence of turbidites. I took these photos on a new (to me) outcrop of the Ordovician-aged Martinsburg Formation in Page County, Virginia. I visited the site for the first time last Thursday with GMU structural geologist John Singleton. We had been checking …

Read More >>

No Comments/Trackbacks >>