Author: Abhishek Tiwari

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Visit to Balasinor Jurassic Park, Gujarat, India

Rayoli, Balasinor is home to one of the largest dinosaur remains in the world. Balasinor is around an hour drive from Ahmedabad and Vadodara. Located in the state of Gujarat, it is named as “India’s...

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Spinifex Texture

The distinctive spinifex texture is formed by skeletal, platy, or acicular crystals of olivine, orthopyroxene, or clinopyroxene, or their pseudomorphs in ultramafic and mafic lavas or silicate-rich furnace slag. In lavas, these crystals form...

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Fairy Chimney Formations in Cappadocia, Turkey.

Ever heard of Fairy Chimney Formations? It may sound like a mystical formation but fortunately, it’s not. You can find them in the Cappadocia region in Central Anatolia of Turkey. Cappadocia lies in central Anatolia, in...

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Why is the ocean salty?

The Oceans are saline because of constant weathering of continental rocks by chemical and physical processes and dissolution of rocks over millions and millions of years. These rocks are degraded into their elemental constituents...

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A 6.2 earthquake rattles Italy

Search and rescue crews are using whatever they can to locate survivors from a magnitude 6.2 earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble early today. The death toll stood at 120, but...

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Karewa formation

The Karewa formation is located in Kashmir Himalayas. As you know the Himalayas are divided into four main divisions which are separated from one another by the gorges of rivers which pass through them. The Punjab...

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Impact of Geology in Everyday Lives

Geology is all around us and has an immense impact on your everyday life. The following points will open your eyes and help you understand its role. All the raw material comes from mother...

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Endoheric basins

Endoheric basins are enclosed basins which doesn’t let the water out. Now think of it as an opposite of a watershed area. In a watershed area the water from high hills come down and...