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Columnar jointing in greenstone. Shenandoah National Park, Virginia. No date.


Shenandoah National Park, Virginia. Columnar jointing in greenstone. Large column along the Appalachian Trail about 200 feet south of Little Stony Man parking area. The column is cut by cleavage which dips east, away from the observer. The segment of the coluiai above each cleavage plane is offset westward from the segment beneath as a result of movement during formation of the cleavage. Column is approximately 2 feet in diameter. Figure 9 (right), U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1265.


Data Owner :
U.S. Geological Survey
Photographer :
Reed, John Calvin , Jr.

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