Tagged: geology

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Earth’s tectonic plates are weaker than once thought

“We are interested in large-scale geophysical processes, like how plate tectonics initiates and how plates move underneath one another in subduction zones,” said David Goldsby, an associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania. “To...

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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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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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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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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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Deepest volcanic eruption – Recorded!

See the recent “underwater Fourth of July” scientists believe is the deepest volcanic eruption ever seen–with three-foot-wide lava bubbles and flows creeping over the seafloor. Researchers witnessed a spectacular, fiery underwater volcano explosion, and...

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Turbidite Facies

A turbidite facies tract (FT) was defined by Mutti (1977, 1992) as : ” The lateral association of genetic facies that can be observed within an individual bed or a package of strictly time-equivalent...

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Mystifying Shelf Life

Imagine a place where there are 131 frog-eating bats, 34,140 Cretaceous Molluscs, 40 terabytes of data of stars, planets and galaxies, and to top that 86,881 samples of tissues and DNA. Where we have...