Sunday, September 24, 2017

Life on Mill Street

We held another Cambrian hike at Interstate State Park on Saturday, and I thought it would be a good time to revisit some ground we covered in June of 2016. Specifically, at that time I glossed over the fossils of the Mill Street Conglomerate, but they're worth another look.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Enigma of the Day: Rutgersella

Work this week took me to Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area on the New Jersey–Pennsylvania border, where the Delaware River has taken advantage of geologic weakness to make a shortcut through the Appalachians, and its tributaries descend hundreds of feet in numerous scenic waterfalls.

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Sunday, September 10, 2017

When ammonites got bored

I'm heading out of the office for a few days, so nothing particularly profound for this entry. It seemed like a good excuse to highlight some variety in the fossil record, so here are some ammonites that decided not to look like ammonites.