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1 October 2013

New macro GigaPans of sedimentary rocks from the Massanutten Synclinorium

I have two new GigaPans of hand samples to share with you this morning… The Edinburg Formation graptolites from Mint Spring, Virginia, that I featured here back in May, can now be explored in GIGAmacro hand sample: link Students: are these colonial or solitary organisms? Benthic, nektonic, or planktonic? Does this relate to their usefulness as index fossils? And here’s a graded bed from the Martinsburg Formation (Ordovician turbidites) exposed …


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