Bed-Oriented Fracturing in the Lockatong Formation, Newark Basin

Photograph of road cut showing fractured sedimentary rocks

Detailed Description

Road cut along Interstate-295 (formerly I-95) near West Trenton, NJ, showing the Lockatong Formation, Newark Basin. The larger fractures in this mudstone rock are generally oriented along the bedding of the low-permeability strata.


Image Dimensions: 1531 x 1375

Date Taken:

Location Taken: West Trenton, NJ, US