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Friday, 19 September 2014

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September 19, 2014 News [08:10:10]  recommend  recommend this post  (5 visits) info

The Montepuez Ruby Mine GIA Gems of Corundum Evacuation From Tsunamis USGS Black Glaciers in Greenland (Photos) Slate New USGS Topo Maps for Oregon USGS Basalt-Hosted Sapphire from Nigeria GIA Stream Discharge Response to Earthquakes ?

Learn About USGS Topo Maps in PDF Format News [08:05:49]  recommend  recommend this post  (5 visits) info
This video provides background information and a demonstration of the USGS “topo maps in PDF” product. Get more information about USGS topos in PDF format

HGVs – Henceforth Gas Vehicles? 

Between a Rock and a Hard Place [08:00:43]  recommend  recommend this post  (5 visits) info

This post was inspired by my recent attendance at the ADBA UK Biomethane & Gas Vehicle conference. You may not own or drive a car, but it is almost inevitable that part of your day-to-day your is delivered [...]

Born Liberal or Conservative? Mining via Gilbert and Sullivan. 

I think mining [07:16:01]  recommend  recommend this post  (5 visits) info
Woke up late this morning after twelve hours sleep—seems the older I get the more I want to sleep.  Maybe it is old age or maybe riding my bicycle to work tires out the old body.  Or maybe there is [...]

Near record peak discharge on San Pedro River 

Arizona Geology [03:42:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (15 visits) info

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Celebrate ARR Favorite Holiday at Mixers & Elixirs: Talk Like a Pirate Day 

BEYONDbones [02:00:31]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info

Aye, we be fast approchin’ arrr favorite holiday and yours – Talk Like a Pirate Day! Get your bearings buccaneers and set sail for the Houston Museum of Natural Science where spirits and booty abound with [...]

Wooster’s Fossils of the Week: A nest of cornulitid tubeworms and friends from the Upper Ordovician of northern Kentucky 

Wooster Geologists [07:27:27]  recommend  recommend this post  (4 visits) info

 Ordovician; US
This fascinating and complicated little cluster of cornulitid wormtubes was found by my current Independent Study student William Harrison while we were doing fieldwork near Petersburg, Kentucky. (Just down [...]

Tag des Geotops 2014 

Netzwerk für geowissenschaftliche Öffentlichkeitsarbeit [05:30:25]  recommend  recommend this post  (11 visits) info

Für NRW stellt der Geologische Dienst alle Geotop-Aktionen auf seiner

Fenestella Bryozoan Fossils 

Louisville Area Fossils [03:30:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (14 visits) info

 Carboniferous; US
These fossils appears to be a Fenestella. It was found in the Glen Dean formation.of Grayson County, Kentucky USA. There is an interesting set of spines in the middle of the image. The fossils date to the [...]

Glad You Asked: September 18, 2014 

Utah Geological Survey - blog [00:31:12]  recommend  recommend this post  (18 visits) info
When I was a child, my family would often go camping in the summers. I would pick up various rocks and ask my dad what they were. “They’re called Leavarite, so you leave em’ right [...] | Impressum