Interesting structures.... ;-)

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Offline ichnos

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« on: 16/05/2007 11:46:17 »
Anyone have any ideas what these are? hint: they were found in continental sediments  [attachment=418][attachment=420]
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« Reply #1 on: 16/05/2007 16:43:02 »
Could the left hand one be a large corprolite?
How old are the sediments?

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« Reply #2 on: 16/05/2007 17:52:27 »
hmmm, let's see...the first one is a vase suspended above a table, and the second one is a man's face.

How's that? [;)]

Dick

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« Reply #3 on: 16/05/2007 19:13:25 »
They appear to be sand blows formed during an earthquake.
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« Reply #4 on: 17/05/2007 08:07:01 »
they are oligocene-miocene in age.. and err... no.. none of the above! :-)

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« Reply #5 on: 18/05/2007 13:39:28 »
ok.. well, i find them interesting! the first one is a subterranean social wasp nest found within a palaeosol in overbank deposits (Late Oligocene-Miocene, Ebro Basin) and the second is a subterranean termite nest, note the coalesced chambers, in alluvial fan deposits (!) of Miocene sediments (again ebro basin)

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« Reply #6 on: 19/05/2007 21:33:49 »
ah, Espania, Wine, food and sleep  --- oops, this is Catalonia - got to work!!!!!!

Just a friendly suggestion. I could not read the scale on the rule. It would have been very helpful if you had given the scale in your text body. No problem, really, but I would have had a different train of thought if I had been given a scale.

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« Reply #7 on: 22/05/2007 18:04:27 »
hmmmm idk something left over from and event!
!!!! yes im so smart lol
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« Reply #8 on: 31/05/2007 16:00:30 »
Oops

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Could you be so kind and explain to me in dummy language how to paste a picture from a disc or from my C: to the forum. [:-\]

I see you have posted a pic successfully  [;D]

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