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Saturday, 12 January 2019

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Hike Into A World of Navajo Sandstone 

Earthly Musings [20:17:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
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Of all the colorful layers of strata found on the Colorado Plateau, none is as well-known perhaps as the Navajo Sandstone. As one field report described it in exposures found in southeast Utah, the Navajo Sandstone "...usually crops out in a wide belt of rounded cliffs and picturesque domes." So many nature preserves in the Southwest were designated because of the tendency of this sandstone to erode into beautiful and wondrous shapes. Zion National Park comes to mind, as well as Capitol Reef, [...]

14th to 20th January 2019 

Geology in the West Country [17:13:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (62 visits) info
NEXT THREE WEEKS EVENTS 14th to 20th January 2019 THE FOLLOWING IS AN EXTRACT FROM BRISTOL AND WEST COUNTRY GEOLOGY CALENDARS MORE DETAILS CAN BE FOUND IN THE BRISTOL AND THE WEST COUNTRY CALENDARS AND ON THE WEB SITES OF THE RELEVANT SOCIETY OR ORGANISATION. MONDAY 14TH Course - The Geology of Eruptions, Earthquakes and Tsunamis When Mon, 14 January, 19:30 – 21:30 Where Wynstones School, Stroud Road, Whaddon, Gloucester (map) Description The Geology of Eruptions, Earthquakes [...]

Geological Sites of the Bristol Region 

Geology in the West Country [17:05:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (62 visits) info
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Geological Sites of the Bristol Region In November I mentioned this book produced by BRERC.  Since then I have received some correspondence giving mixed reviews of the book. Generally there is approval [...]

New paper on bryoimmuration and taphonomic engineering 

Wooster Geologists [13:57:20]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
I’m pleased to link to a new paper that has just appeared in the journal Lethaia. My wonderful coauthors are Caroline Buttler (National Museum Wales) and Paul Taylor (Natural History Museum, London). The [...]

Halszkaraptor, The Graphic Novel! 

Theropoda [11:23:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (42 visits) info
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Troppo mitico! Vi ricordate la striscia a fumetti dedicata a Sauroniops? Arnaud Plumeri e Bloz, gli autori di Les Dinosaurs/Dinosaures the Graphic Novel, sono tornati a parlare di "miei" dinosauri, e [...]

More on Anak Krakatau 

Geology in the West Country [16:07:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (55 visits) info
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More on Anak Krakatau Following on from a previous post a correspondent sent me this link which has this fantastic photograph assembled from radar images taken from space. One can see that the shape of [...]

Life without physics - hot dry rock geothermal 

Ontario-geofish [13:22:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (3 visits) info
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Reference Have fun watching this as something that cannot work.  I've been looking at this for years, and I have to assume they are in the granitic basement.  The fundamental physics problem is that [...]
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