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Kilauea Volcano Lava Inches Closer to Pahoa Marketplace
Kilauea Volcano Lava Inches Closer to Pahoa Marketplace

Lava from Kilauea Volcano stopped short of hitting Pahoa Marketplace on Christmas day but it has resumed its movement and has moved 15 y...

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Cappadocia fairy chimneys, Turkey
Cappadocia fairy chimneys, Turkey

Is a historical region in Central Anatolia, largely in the Nevşehir, Kayseri,Aksaray, and Niğde Provinces in Turkey. The name “Cappado...

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Seismic facies analysis
Seismic facies analysis

Seismic facies are "mappable, three dimensional seismic units composed of groups of reflections whose parameters differ from thos...

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Re-thinking Southern California earthquake scenarios in Coachella Valley, San Andreas Fault
Re-thinking Southern California earthquake scenarios in Coachella Valley, San Andreas Fault

New 3D numerical modeling that captures more geometric complexity of an active fault segment in southern California than any other sugge...

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Fossils and their Environments
Fossils and their Environments

Fossils are the remains or traces of once living organisms. Our introduction to paleontology (the study of fossils), will be limited to ...

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Photographs in the Geological works
Photographs in the Geological works

        Photographs are a key part of most geological fieldwork. They can serve as an aide memoire , be used for image analysis to do...

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Facies And Facies Sequences
Facies And Facies Sequences

Facies A facies is a body of rock with specific characteristics. It is properly defined on the basis of color, bedding, composition...

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The Terminology of a Fold
The Terminology of a Fold

Amplitude Half the height of the structure measured from crest to trough Arc length The distance between two hinges of the same orie...

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Magmatic processes
Magmatic processes

A quick review of the steps needed to make a magmatic rock… I.       Melting Is always partial (5-50 %), there is therefore a...

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Two brilliant Tourmalines on Cleavelandite blades
Two brilliant Tourmalines on Cleavelandite blades

Gorgeous specimen featuring two brilliant Tourmalines on Cleavelandite blades! The largest Tourmaline is mostly red but changes ove...

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Origin of moon's 'ocean of storms' revealed
Origin of moon's 'ocean of storms' revealed

A topographic map of the Moon (low elevations in purple, high in red) shows extensive lava flows in Oceanus Procellarum. New data from t...

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Geologic Time Scale: Major Eons, Eras, Periods and Epochs
Geologic Time Scale: Major Eons, Eras, Periods and Epochs

The geologic time scale is an essential tool for understanding the history of Earth and the evolution of life. In this article , ex...

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Magma plumbing found buried below moon's largest dark spot
Magma plumbing found buried below moon's largest dark spot

Buried rift features, detected through gravity mapping, are seen superimposed on a full moon. Scientists have found a nearly squ...

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Mantle plumes crack continents
Mantle plumes crack continents

In some parts of the Earth, material rises upwards like a column from the boundary layer of Earth's core and the lower mantle to jus...

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