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I am planning to visit a place where the KT barrier is exposed. I am interested in taking a sample of the profile, if feasible, and preparing a display of it. Any ideas how this might be done? Maybe cut out a slab of it and spray it with adhesive?
I don't at all profess to be an expert at this. As a matter of fact, I've never done it before, but I've been thinking about trying this for quite a while. So this time when I visited my favorite site in the ditch at the side of the road in the Upper Danube Valley, I took along my camera, a pen and a few pieces of paper. I don't have a geologists compass and I forgot to bring along the measuring stick, so it was a pretty rudimentary first attempt. Starting at the base, I cleaned up the exposure where I'd previously been working over a stretch of about a meter's width and vertically up to the wall. Then I took a few photos, mostly using my hammer and a shovel as gauges. I needed 3 photos to get the whole profile in. The hammer is at the bottom of the exposure, then there's a closeup somewhat higher up with the shovel in the photo above that and the pic at the top shows pretty well the whole exposure at a spot farther along the ditch, with the exception of the base, which was buried under rubble. Continued...