You are browsing the archive for 5 September 2013 - Mountain Beltway.
5 September 2013
Strained stylolites at Foamhenge
One thing that’s 100% worth doing if you find yourself visiting Natural Bridge, Virginia, is to pop in for a visit at Foamhenge, an art installation a few miles away. Foamhenge is a full-scale replica of Stonehenge, made of styrofoam (covered in gray latex paint). It’s a few years old now, so it’s begun to weather a bit: You’ll notice that classic orange soil and that there are also outcrops …