Kirsten in the garnet pit
and Shelby pan for garnets
and Jason recline on a sofa made of garnet-bearing gabbro
||Dr. Sarah Tindall talks
about the structural aspects of ore formation
Lauren examining wollastonite ore
colors this year!
Daryl, Michele, and Crystal on the way up
and Nick on the way up the mountain
Harley, Mark, Greg F, KP, Chelsea, and Lauren on the way up
being inside a cloud
up valleys as seen through a break in the fog
out over the foggy valley
|Connor petting a fish in the wild!||
A little yoga before starting the day
||Ed and Connor
relaxing by falls
for the group. We ran three cooking stations each night.
Dr. Friehauf cooked at one.
Dr. Tindall cooked at another.
One of the students cooked at the third.
Steve is an excellent cook!!!
|Dr. Sarah Tindall cooking dinner|
|Mark and Daryl
and Greg discuss the day's observations at camp
||Warming up by
|Boots drying by
watching their boots dry by the fire, drinking cofee and hot chocolate
before heading out
||Jason and Greg
enthusiastically explaining the plan for the day
|Cranberry lake in the early morning mist||Cranberry Lake
- a great place to relax
|Max brought his
guitar for campfire songs in the evenings
||Nick brought a mandolin for campfire songs in the evenings
|Dr. Tindall helps me
explain the day's geology plan
explaining how we know the peak pressures and temperatures of
metamorphism in the Adirondacks
Daryl examining the Potsdam sandstone near Ausable Falls
the hardness of the pyroxene to determine if it's weathered or not
||Glacial sand -
a reminder of the great ice sheets that once flowed over this landscape
|Working out the
relative timing of different magmatic intrusions
||KP has a
hypothesis that she shares with the group
and Andrew closely examine a charnockite outcrop
|Dr. Tindall helps me
sketch geologic relationships in the Popple Hill gneiss outcrop
out the quartz filling the gap between feldspar boudinage
|Harley and Anthony - they're each about 6'4 and have a combined weight of 550 pounds of pure muscle and bone!||Ben and Mark -
two more "jumbos" - very good guys!
|Greg and Casey||Steve and Jason
|Nick shows off
some graphite-bearing marble with Max. This sample was a natural
fall sample. We do not use hammers at these outcrops because we
want to preserve them for future generations.
||Chris and Shelby