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Geologic Modelling
Geologic Modelling

Geologic modelling or Geomodelling is the applied science of creating computerized representations of portions of the Earth's crust...

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Grands Causses fault
Grands Causses fault

A fault in the Grands Causses as seen from Bédarieux, France. The left side moves down while the right side moves up. The warping ...

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Rock Outcrops on Mars and Earth .
Rock Outcrops on Mars and Earth .

This set of images compares the Link outcrop of rocks on Mars (left) with similar rocks seen on Earth (right). The image o...

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Rare Trilobite Fossil
Rare Trilobite Fossil

Huntonia huntonensis is a Dalmanatid trilobite (Order: Phacopida; Suborder Phacopina; Superfamily: Dalmanitoidea; Family: Dalmanit...

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Brunton compass
Brunton compass

It is used to get directional degree measurements (azimuth) through use of the Earth's magnetic field. Description of P...

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Turgite in New Mexico
Turgite in New Mexico

Often referred to as a "variety" of either hematite or goethite, it is a mixture of the two minerals due to the alteration of ...

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Blue Lava Flows From Kawah Ijen (Video)
Blue Lava Flows From Kawah Ijen (Video)

In 2008, Grunewald learned about the Kawah Ijen, Indonesia's deadly acid volcano and he decided to photograph and create a document...

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Stromatolite
Stromatolite

layered accretionary structures formed in shallow water by the trapping, binding and cementation of sedimentary grains by biofilms (mi...

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Spessartine and Smoky Quartz
Spessartine and Smoky Quartz

Spessartine and Smoky Quartz - 5.8 x 4.9 x 3 cm Locality: Yunxiao County, Fujian Province, China *Photo : © keysminerals

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Trace fossils
Trace fossils

     Trace fossils , also called  ichnofossils  are geological records of biological activity. Trace fossils may be impressions made on...

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Types of Fossils According to Their Formation
Types of Fossils According to Their Formation

Fossilization processes Fossilization processes proceed differently according to tissue type and external conditions. Perm...

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The Mexican hat, Is it Real rock?
The Mexican hat, Is it Real rock?

These rocks called "Mexican hat" are concretions originate in the deep sea. There are generated magnetic fields which attrac...

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What caused the Chilean earthquake ?
What caused the Chilean earthquake ?

The eastern margin is a convergent boundary subduction zone under the South American Plate and the Andes Mountains, forming the Peru-Chil...

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 The Columnar Sandstones
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 an...

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