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Virginia State Geological Symbols
Year Est.
State Rock
State Fossil
Chesapecten jeffersonius


State Rock: Nelsonite


State Fossil: Chesapecten jeffersonius



Geology of Virginia's National Parks

Through Pictures

(at least the one's I have been to)


Assateague Island National Seashore

Visited in 2002


Beach chair

My makeshift beach chair  


Testing the water

Veronica testing the water


Wild horse

A wild horse


Setting up the tent

Setting up the tent

Colonial National Historical Park

Visited in 1994


In the Stockades

Me in the stockades



One of the old castles

Jamestown National Historic Park

Visited in 1994


Jamestown NHP

My father standing in front of the shore

Shenandoah National Park

Visited in 1994 and 2002


Field of Deer

A field of deer 


Posing on the edge

Veronica posing on the edge of the valley


Posing on the edge

Me posing on the edge of the valley


Looking over the edge

Veronica looking over the edge

Yorktown National Battlefield

Visited in 1994


Row of Cannons

A row of cannons


View of the Battlefield

View of the battlefield