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jasonfnsaint:

The Sandlot Reunion - July 24th, 2013

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“Just because your pain is understandable, doesn’t mean your behavior is acceptable.”

- Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience (via littlebirdsansaa)

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Can we please just have this game now?

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nerdy-trans-girl:

Okay guys lets get this stuff unpacked.  Karen’s stuff…Some supplies…Karen…

nerdy-trans-girl:

Okay guys lets get this stuff unpacked.  
Karen’s stuff…Some supplies…Karen…

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earthstory:

ROCKS IN KNOTSThese Oligocene carbonate sediments exposed on the Ionian Island of Antipaxos are, to put it politely, deformed.Rock deformation generally requires the immensity of tectonic forces (including pressure and heat) to fold, buckle, stretch and distort rocks into bizarre contortions – if you try picking up a brick, for example, and pushing and shoving it into a fold, and you’ll quickly find out that you lack the power and tenacity of a tectonic plate.There are, however, conditions in which folds can form on the Earth’s surface relatively easily. And this is what happened at Antipaxos.These are syn-sedimentary slump folds, meaning, they were formed by the deformation of these strata while they were still, essentially, mud on the bottom of the Oligocene sea. When these layers of muds were deposited on a slope, some small trigger (such as an earthquake) added just enough force for them to detach, and start sliding down slope – sort of a sub aquatic avalanche of slippery sediments. The sediments were in the initial stages of lithification, strong enough to hold together, but mushy enough to fold. In sliding downwards, they deformed, they rotated, they became a true mess, even as in this outcrop, looking as if they’re in knots.Note: In addition to this amazing slump fold, geologic interests for the traveler to Antipaxos include numerable maritime caves with arched entrances, a vertical rock spire jutting out of the Ionian, excellent beaches for sand analyses, and some very remarkable local wines…Annie RPhoto by Maki Doukouros, a talented amateur photographer of Greecehttp://users.uoa.gr/~vkarak/pdf/34.pdf is an excellent paper on the formation of this slump system by V. Karakitsios, M. Triantaphyllou, and P. Panoussi

earthstory:

ROCKS IN KNOTS

These Oligocene carbonate sediments exposed on the Ionian Island of Antipaxos are, to put it politely, deformed.

Rock deformation generally requires the immensity of tectonic forces (including pressure and heat) to fold, buckle, stretch and distort rocks into bizarre contortions – if you try picking up a brick, for example, and pushing and shoving it into a fold, and you’ll quickly find out that you lack the power and tenacity of a tectonic plate.

There are, however, conditions in which folds can form on the Earth’s surface relatively easily. And this is what happened at Antipaxos.

These are syn-sedimentary slump folds, meaning, they were formed by the deformation of these strata while they were still, essentially, mud on the bottom of the Oligocene sea. When these layers of muds were deposited on a slope, some small trigger (such as an earthquake) added just enough force for them to detach, and start sliding down slope – sort of a sub aquatic avalanche of slippery sediments. The sediments were in the initial stages of lithification, strong enough to hold together, but mushy enough to fold. In sliding downwards, they deformed, they rotated, they became a true mess, even as in this outcrop, looking as if they’re in knots.

Note: In addition to this amazing slump fold, geologic interests for the traveler to Antipaxos include numerable maritime caves with arched entrances, a vertical rock spire jutting out of the Ionian, excellent beaches for sand analyses, and some very remarkable local wines…

Annie R

Photo by Maki Doukouros, a talented amateur photographer of Greece

http://users.uoa.gr/~vkarak/pdf/34.pdf is an excellent paper on the formation of this slump system by V. Karakitsios, M. Triantaphyllou, and P. Panoussi

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brutalgeneration:

Extreme wide angle panorama. Tricky! Kattfjordeidet, Kvaløya, Norway. (by mirrormatch)

brutalgeneration:

Extreme wide angle panorama. Tricky! Kattfjordeidet, Kvaløya, Norway. (by mirrormatch)

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