Rock Formations

19 Jul 19
Henry's Blog

 About 35 million years ago, volcanic activity began spewing vast amounts of ash and dust into the air and squeezing out magma, or molten rock, to form the Chisos Mountains. Some of the magma that cooled and hardened underground was later exposed by erosion. This is in the Chisos mountain range. This is located in big bend national […]

19 Jul 19
HunterHillsprayer.org

I am in Colorado this week visiting my oldest son who is working here for the summer as a whitewater rafting guide.  The vistas are as breathtakingly beautiful as I expected, and the trip down the river was a ton of fun, in spite of 40’ water soaking us. But then came the hiking.  The […]

19 Jul 19
Angora Chronicles

I have written before ago about the Inks Dam Project that we did a few years ago. Madeline reminded me of the story or stories of me and the crane. All of my guys that worked on that job made sure that Madeline was kept up to date with the happenings out on that project, […]

19 Jul 19
Alan & Kay Glasby

Once again to Harlow Carr, this time on a slightly brighter day, though maybe still with more cloud than was forecast, as is evident in some of the images. It’s a wonderful place though in almost any weather and in mid summer is just full of colour and life and vitality. There are already some […]

19 Jul 19
Speaking of Geoscience

By Terri Cook, GSA Science Communication Fellow Fifty years ago, 600 million people breathlessly watched a live television broadcast during which astronaut Neil Armstrong took humankind’s first steps on the surface of another world—an achievement that many still consider one of humanity’s greatest feats. The first lunar landing is all the more impressive when you […]

19 Jul 19
Free Press Web

By Elizabeth Howell July 24, 2018 Spaceflight  Touring Mars Mars is a planet of vast contrasts — huge volcanoes, deep canyons, and craters that may or may not host running water. It will be an amazing location for future tourists to explore, once we put the first Red Planet colonies into motion. The landing sites for these future […]

19 Jul 19
Education Updates

A final Friday fold from Madison, Wisconsin: this one a slab of cut and polished banded iron formation from Australia: What exquisitely beautiful rock! Happy Friday! The post Friday fold: Banded iron formation from the University of Wisconsin geology museum appeared first on AGU Blogosphere. Friday fold: Banded iron formation from the University of Wisconsin […]

19 Jul 19
Newsy Today

In his speech to Congress in May 1961 in which he announced the purpose of reaching the Moon within a decade, John F. Kennedy did not pronounce the word science. And he only mentioned it twice in his speech the following year in Houston in which he said the famous "We chose to go to […]

19 Jul 19
Just Moving Around

New Zealand is famous for its beautiful landscapes, natural wonders and the well-organized outdoor activities offered to locals and tourists. If you travel from the North to the South and back, you will notice changing landscapes. And by far, New Zealand is not only the overwhelming landscapes that we know from ‘The Lord of the […]

19 Jul 19
Heights of Madness

The glory is in the doing, not in the having done. These words have become my mantra. They are words to live a life by and they are words that ring with deafening truth when I go to the mountains. But what if the doing is insufferable. What then happens to glory? The Rigby Round […]

19 Jul 19
Archy Worldys

In his speech to Congress in May 1961 in which he announced the purpose of reaching the Moon within a decade, John F. Kennedy did not pronounce the word science. And he only mentioned it twice in his speech the following year in Houston in which he said the famous "We chose to go to […]

19 Jul 19
Travel With ADK

13th JUNE 2019 20:35 P.M. Well I finally reached Platform No 1 of Borivali station, the very same platform which was an integral part of my life just 6 months ago ! It was all nostalgia. The indicators had been upgraded (with all the LED’s working🙈), there were new brighter tubelights and blah blah blah. […]

19 Jul 19
Y'all Hazred

There are all kinds of snares, from simple to complex.

19 Jul 19
Doug's Archaeology

For you weekend pleasure, some Geoarchaeology. These videos are from the 7th Developing International Geoarchaeology conference:   From Green Sahara to Desert River: 6000 Years of Environmental Change in the Sudanese Nile Valley https://youtu.be/4XRCctf8Kx4  Jamie Woodward   Regional Stratigraphy, Tephrochronology, and Human Occupation of the Upper Susitna Basin, Central Alaska https://youtu.be/6OC5gY6zLgs John C. Blong School […]

19 Jul 19
nikdottravel

The constant beating of the pacific winds and the rough ocean waves shaped Biri Island into a rocky paradise that is situated at the Northern most part of Samar Island. Since the island is located at the usual path of storms that’s entering the Philippines, overtime the result formed Biri Island’s rugged landscape and chiseled […]