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Friday Field Foto #89: Triassic sandstones in Brooklyn, NY

August 14, 2009

Hey, wait … this photo isn’t from the field … it’s of a building in an urban area! Well, it might not be the ‘field’ that we all think of — that is, rocks in their natural habitat — but they are still rocks and they still have a geological story to tell.


Brownstones in Brooklyn (© 2009 clastic detritus)

This week’s Friday Field Foto is designed mostly as an announcement for a special event next week. Monday I will post a brief review of the book Stories in Stone: Travels Through Urban Geology. Tuesday, I will have David B. Williams, the author of Stories in Stone, here on Clastic Detritus for a Q&A, which will include David taking questions from the comment thread.

David’s stop here on Clastic Detritus is part of the Stories in Stone ‘virtual book tour’ — I will post the full schedule of his ‘tour’ next week.

So, what’s the geological story of the brownish sandstones in these buildings? Check back Monday to find out!

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  1. August 14, 2009 8:19 am

    Very cool twist on field photos – and am looking forward to the review and interview.

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