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Sunday, 01 February 2015

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What’s It Like Exploring A Ghost Town? 

Dinosaur Home - Blogs [14:09:20]  recommend  recommend this post  (4 visits) info
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 US
Peerless, a former coal mining settlement (own work) JMD posed an interesting question: What’s it like exploring a ghost town? What comes to your mind when you hear the term “ghost town”? Rows of derelict buildings lined up neatly on a Main Street, exactly as it looked during its heyday? Hardly any ghost towns of this

Los dinosaurios se extinguieron por no depositar el vidrio en el contenedor verde 

Koprolitos [14:03:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (3 visits) info
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Impactante noticia publicada el pasado viernes por El Mundo Today (30 de enero de 2015): Los dinosaurios se extinguieron por no depositar el vidrio en el contenedor verdeMURIERON PORQUE NO TENÍAN CONSEJERÍA DE MEDIO AMBIENTEUna investigación llevada a cabo por paleontólogos de la Universidad de Edimburgo, en Reino Unido, ha arrojado nuevos datos sobre la extinción de los dinosaurios hace sesenta y cinco millones de años.La ausencia de restos de contenedores para el reciclaje de vidrio y [...]

Hot spot volcanoes: no plumes required? 

Metageologist [12:46:30]  recommend  recommend this post  (3 visits) info
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It’s a simple and well-known picture. Volcanoes form either at plate boundaries due to subduction or inside plates due to mantle plumes. Invoking plumes – columns of hot rock rising from deep in [...]

Longispina mucronata brachiopod from the Ludlowville formation 

Views of the Mahantango [09:01:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (9 visits) info
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 Devonian; US,ES,NZ
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I picked up this slab of chonetid type brachiopods while visiting a small quarry off Geer Rd. in Madison County, NY. The rock found there is a portion of the Upper Ludlowville formation (Devonian, Givetian [...]

Winter Road Tripping – Lost Palms Oasis 

WATCH FOR ROCKS - Travels of a Sharp-Eyed Geologist [05:58:17]  recommend  recommend this post  (14 visits) info
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In the waning hours of my two–week “2014 Winter SoCal Adventure” last month, fate offered up a gorgeous southern California Christmas Eve Day hike. Barely 20 miles up the interstate from my condo in [...]

JOIDES Resolution: port call days in Singapore 

JOIDES Resolution blogs [03:58:24]  recommend  recommend this post  (16 visits) info
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 SG
My third day on JOIDES Resolution (JR), the ship, which will be my home for the next two months. We are still at port and awaiting to receive necessary clearance to leave the port. I have been on cruise [...]

More aftershocks to Duncan and Oak Creek Canyon earthquakes 

Arizona Geology [00:30:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (20 visits) info
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We had aftershocks on Wednesday from both of last year's more prominent earthquakes in Arizona. A magnitude 2.5 quake (orange dot  on AZ-NM border) is likely an aftershock to last June's M=5.3 Duncan [...]

New landslide video: a spectacular retaining wall failure 

The Landslide Blog [09:28:24]  recommend  recommend this post  (10 visits) info
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A new video has been posted on Youtube showing a spectacular retaining wall failure that causes a truck to slide and bounce down a

I Got Yer Seahawks, Super Bowl, and Geology Right Here! 

Rosetta Stones [08:55:24]  recommend  recommend this post  (12 visits) info
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Oh, hai, is that the Seahawks at the Super Bowl again? Yes, it is! I have to say, I’m pretty stoked that my hometown team made it to the Super Bowl two years in a row. They are awesome that... -- Read [...]

The death of dialogue 

James’ Empty Blog [05:19:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (14 visits) info
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So it is reported, anyway. No sign of anything official on the CD site, but the post by Crok seems to confirm it according to google translate. It is hardly a surprise, it was hardly a roaring success from the [...]

Newly Found Edestus Shark Fossil 

Louisville Area Fossils [00:39:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (21 visits) info
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A nice benefit of having a fossil blog on the Internet is the number of people you meet who are interested in fossils from around the world. Back in October 2014, I was contacted by a coal miner in western [...]
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