01 September 2011

An ancient surface


This is a close-up of a fossil bivalve shell from the famous Calvert Cliffs of Maryland. It is probably a Chesapecten sp., maybe about 5 million years old.

2 comments:

finite empathy said...

Very cool. Nice resolution.

Made me think of this little gadget I saw over on wired.com the other day.

Adorably Dead said...

I love close up pictures. Neat.