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Mass gains of Antarctic Ice Sheet greater than losses
Mass gains of Antarctic Ice Sheet greater than losses

This map shows the rates of mass changes from ICESat 2003-2008 over Antarctica. Sums are for all of Antarctica: East Antarctica (EA, 2-17...

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What makes Geology different from other sciences?
What makes Geology different from other sciences?

Who are Geologists and Geoscientists? They are people like you who are interested in doing something positive for their community and...

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Large igneous provinces linked to extinction events
Large igneous provinces linked to extinction events

Middle-Late Permian large igneous provinces Mass extinction events are sometimes portrayed in illustrations of volcanic eruptions cau...

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Tilted rock layers
Tilted rock layers

Tilted rock layers: The sedimentary layers in this large roadcut near Denver, Colorado, USA can be clearly recognized by the variatio...

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Asteroid to narrowly miss Earth on Halloween
Asteroid to narrowly miss Earth on Halloween

 An asteroid the size of a football stadium will zoom past Earth on Halloween, in a close encounter that astronomers view as far more t...

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 Dinosaurs used nasal passages to keep brains cool
Dinosaurs used nasal passages to keep brains cool

"My work represents the first test of the hypothesis that the elaborated nasal passages of large dinosaurs functioned as efficient...

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What type of Quartz is considered as a diamond?
What type of Quartz is considered as a diamond?

© 2015 Rainbow Doorways. Herkimer diamond is a double-terminated quartz crystal discovered within exposed outcrops of dolostone in an...

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Scientists develop a new method for predicting volcanic eruptions
Scientists develop a new method for predicting volcanic eruptions

Researchers from the Department of Earth Sciences at Royal Holloway, University of London, have developed a new method which could more ...

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Mammoths might have survived except for bad 'mineral diet'
Mammoths might have survived except for bad 'mineral diet'

At the end of the Pleistocene mammoths of Northern Eurasia used to experience chronic mineral hunger. As a result they became extinct due ...

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Scientist to drill to the Earth’s mantle beneath the Atlantic Ocean
Scientist to drill to the Earth’s mantle beneath the Atlantic Ocean

Scientists are setting sail from Southampton for the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, to drill rocks that were once part of the Earth’s ...

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Amazing Geological Fault at Blue Anchor Bay
Amazing Geological Fault at Blue Anchor Bay

Fault at Blue Anchor Bay, Somerset, England | This shows a normal fault and a continental to marine transition. The red rock is Triassi...

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Causes of Afghanistan and Pakistan Earthquake 2015
Causes of Afghanistan and Pakistan Earthquake 2015

On 26 October 2015, at 14:45 (09:09 UTC), a magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck South Asia, ShakeMap of the 2015 Afghanistan  earthquake b...

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How we discovered that the Earth's inner core is older than previously thought
How we discovered that the Earth's inner core is older than previously thought

 Dating the Earth’s enigmatic inner core: a Pluto-sized ball of iron that is super hot and frozen at the same time. Credit: Kelvinsong/...

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The Unique Structure of the Columnar Sandstones
The Unique Structure of the Columnar Sandstones

There are only a few places in the world where you can find sandstone formations like these. For example: Canada, South Africa and Para...

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