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'Why won’t my compass work on the other side of the Equator?' This ELI helps pupils to understand the three-dimensional magnetic field of the Earth.
The Earth’s magnetic field is three dimensional in the same way as the field of any magnet. [...]
Our colleague Paolo Galli is in the epicentral area of the M6.6 Italy earthquake and he sent us some amazing images. Thanks a lot Paolo, and stay safe! And this was the paper: Galadini, F., & Galli, P. (2003). Paleoseismology of silent faults [...]
This image shows a Myophorella hudlestoni (Lycett) pelecypod fossil. It was found in the Jurassic Period Corallian Beds Berkshire Oolite
series found near Osmington Dorset England. Image taken August 2016. The
fossil was on display at the British [...]
Pareidolia is a trick of our minds that can cause us to interpret random images or patterns of light and shadow as faces. We were in the Sierra Nevada the other day ahead of Sunday's storm, looking for some fall colors around the meadows along the [...]
October is nominally an autumn month, a time of falling leaves and low-flowing rivers after a dry summer and above-average temperatures. In Yosemite Valley, the waterfalls are dry. It might not be the best time of year for drawing tourists to the [...]
The next up in our Drunk on Geology series is Eruption Proprietary Red Wine from the Volcano Ridge Vineyard. Eruption: Noun, the ejection of molten rock, steam, etc., as from a volcano or geyser. Dictionary.comThe Volcano Ridge [...]
A big welcome to the new EGU blog network blog Water Underground! Water Underground is the first geoscience blog that I am aware to be cross-hosted on both the EGU and AGU blog networks allowing it...
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Gutbier, 1858, S. 7, Fig. 3 - SLUB Digitalisat - () - Ort: Königstein, Sächsische
We’ve taken a look already at an exemplary tombolo from Shetland. Today, I’m dialing up the tombolosity of the blog with a Triple Feature: Click to make much larger (8000 pixels wide) If you look closely here, you’ll see that only [...]
, Zeichnung stammt aus Reuss, 1846 (Taf. 45., Fig. 7) - Turon, unteres Turon (Bílá hora-Formation) - Ort: Kučlín (Kutschlin) bei