Road Cuts Expose Deep History

Road Cuts Expose Deep History

There are 4 comments on the Hartford Courant story from Jun 13, 2009, titled Road Cuts Expose Deep History. In it, Hartford Courant reports that:

A highway cut on I-95 shows a hillside composed of metamorphic rock with an "instrusion," the lighter band of rock created when molten material flowed into a fissure in the base rock.

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The badger

United States

#1 Jun 14, 2009
Cool.
george

North Westchester, CT

#2 Jun 15, 2009
my son is a geology major in college and he always love telling about the rock formations on on way to the shore. He has always been facinated by rocks etc. since he was a small child.

“WEATHER is not CLIMATE”

Since: Jun 08

Pasadena, TX

#3 Jun 16, 2009
Yes, every rock tells a story...

such a pity that most of them are incredibly boring. ;-)

“Hang up the Phone in the Zone!”

Since: Nov 07

United States

#4 Jun 22, 2009
I always tell the guys at work, if you find any dinosaur bones don't tell anyone of the project will be shut down.

That goes for anything crazy you find will dredging in a river bottom too!

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