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Geoblogosphere weekly review (34th week of 2013, 508 weeks ago)

Blogs:

Most active blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (50 posts)
  2. Geology.com News (27 posts)
  3. Utah Geological Survey - blog (8 posts)
  4. Geotripper (7 posts)
  5. James’ Empty Blog (7 posts)
  6. Geology News (7 posts)
  7. Theropoda (7 posts)
  8. Louisville Area Fossils (7 posts)
  9. About Geology (5 posts)
  10. WeBlog Aragosaurus (5 posts)
Most visited blogs:
  1. The Dragon’s Tales (1857 visits)
  2. Geology.com News (1052 visits)
  3. Geotripper (534 visits)
  4. Through the Sandglass (428 visits)
  5. Views of the Mahantango (396 visits)
  6. Louisville Area Fossils (395 visits)
  7. Volcano Science And News Blog (322 visits)
  8. Arizona Geology (319 visits)
  9. GeoPrac.net (316 visits)
  10. James’ Empty Blog (312 visits)

Topics:

Top keywords:
  1. time (10)
  2. Affiliations (8)
  3. video (8)
  4. people (8)
  5. Daily Geology Photos (7)
  6. world (7)
  7. Great Unknown (7)
  8. DINOSAURS (7)
  9. Natural History (7)
  10. Colorado River (6)
Top places:
  1. Brazil (18)
  2. United States (16)
  3. Colorado (10)
  4. Utah (8)
  5. United Kingdom (7)
  6. India (7)
  7. Cincinnati (7)
  8. Grand Canyon Village (5)
  9. Cincinnati Museum Center (5)
  10. Fossil (4)
Top stratigraphy:
  1. Cretaceous (9)
  2. Jurassic (8)
  3. Ordovician (4)
  4. Devonian (3)
  5. Permian (3)
  6. Paleogene (2)
  7. Mesozoic (1)
  8. Silurian (1)
  9. Carboniferous (1)
  10. Paleozoic (1)

Posts:

The 10 most frequently clicked posts:

Emma Roberts writes: 5 Creative ways for getting sand off your feet after the beach

Through the Sandglass [2013-08-22 11:20:58]   recommend this post  (428 visits)
Thanks, Emma, for this helpful advice - the Camden Roundhouse could have used it! (http://www.summernanny.com/blog/5-creative-ways-for-getting-sand-off-your-feet-after-the-beach/) Going to the beach is awesome; getting sand in your house and car, [...]

Into the Great Unknown: Everything You Wanted to Know About Rafting the Grand Canyon But Were Afraid to Ask

Geotripper [2013-08-18 00:53:00]   recommend this post  (261 visits)
Before we embark on our journey down the Colorado River, I wanted to discuss an aspect not always mentioned by adventurers and thrill-seekers: environmental protection of the river. Environmentalism is far too often attacked as some sort of elitist [...]

Fossils from the Alden pyrite layer of the Ledyard shale

Views of the Mahantango [2013-08-18 09:01:00]   recommend this post  (249 visits)
I had the chance to sample the Alden Pyrite bed, within the Ledyard shale of the Ludlowville formation, this past May in a stream bank near the town of Alden, NY. The Alden Pyrite bed is so named because it is a layer of shale that has a high [...]

Japan's Sakurajima Volcano Has Largest Eruption In Decades

Volcano Science And News Blog [2013-08-19 01:04:00]   recommend this post  (243 visits)
Sakurijima volcano, a large stratovolcano located within the Aira Caldera, has had its nearly 500th eruption of 2013, and this one has shattered some records. A massive gas and ash plume rose above the volcano today, reaching 16,000 ft or more [...]

Height, speed and distance: the view above my back garden

Metageologist [2013-08-18 14:42:51]   recommend this post  (232 visits)
I’ve bought a deck chair this Summer and it’s got me thinking. As I’ve sat in it – enjoying some peace until the moment when my children and ‘playing nicely together’ abruptly part company – I’ve [...]

A dramatic earthflow video from Puertro Rico

The Landslide Blog [2013-08-23 09:54:05]   recommend this post  (228 visits)
A new video has emerged on Liveleak of a rainfall-induced earthflow in Puerto

Der Killer im See, 21. August, Lake Nyos, Kamerun (CSI Geology #2)

Mente et Malleo [2013-08-21 23:37:52]   recommend this post  (223 visits)
Man stelle sich einmal die Situation vor. An einem Idyllischen See leben friedliche Menschen zufrieden ihr Leben. Sie gehen jeden Morgen an ihr Tagewerk, nicht ahnend, dass unter der ruhigen Oberfläche des Sees der Tod lauert. Wartet. Geduldig. [...]

Can Bisbee mine tours be kept open?

Arizona Geology [2013-08-18 02:29:00]   recommend this post  (221 visits)
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Video: Sinkhole swallows Florida resort building

GeoPrac.net [2013-08-19 04:24:57]   recommend this post  (219 visits)

Wooster’s Fossils of the Week: A foraminiferal ooze from the Pleistocene of Italy

Wooster Geologists [2013-08-18 07:29:07]   recommend this post  (204 visits)
On a recent field trip to Sicily, our paleontological party visited outcrops at Cala Sant’Antonino on the western side of the Milazzo Peninsula in the northwestern part of the island. We saw there an Early Pleistocene sedimentary unit [...]
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