27 July 2015

Conglomeratic ne plus ultra

Posted by Callan Bentley

There’s something about conglomerates that just draws me in. Here’s a lovely example — you might even say it’s an exemplar — from Sandy Hollow in Montana:


That’s the basal conglomerate of the Cretaceous Kootenai Formation, one of the mappable units in this mappable region.


Feast your eyes on those well-rounded pebbles!