Tags: chemical weathering

The Curious Case of the Agua Fria River gravels

Nov 01, 2012

The Curious Case of the Agua Fria River gravels

As it is subjected to weathering, certain gravels break down and drift away, thus rejuvenating the deposit.   By Bill Langer   The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is a 2008 American film very loosely based on the 1922 short story of the same ...

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Carved in Stone

Nov 13, 2011

Carved in Stone

W is for Weathered Rock An old-school sound test demonstrates the difference between soil, core stones, and solid bedrock. Early in my career, I worked on a project in the northern Virginia province of Piedmont. I was preparing a map and report ...

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