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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...

Impact of Geology in Everyday Lives 0

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...

Deepest volcanic eruption – Recorded! 0

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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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...

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Its Dune Time!!

Here are some amazing pictures of Sam Dune Field in Rajasthan. Enjoy.Dunes are the accumulation of sand or loose sediments that are formed due to aeolian processes.   Geology Freak by Abhishek Tiwari is licensed under a Creative...

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Iron Duricrust with Lisangang structures

A Duricrust means Hard crust (Latin, Duri= Hard ). Duricrusts are surface or near-surface of the Earth consisting of a hardened accumulation of silica (SiO2), alumina (Al2O3), and iron oxide (Fe2O3), in varying proportions.  The...

Abelisaurus – “Abel’s lizard” – at Balasinor jurassic park, Gujarat, India 0

Abelisaurus – “Abel’s lizard” – at Balasinor jurassic park, Gujarat, India

Abelisaurus – “Abel’s lizard” (so named because it was discovered by the Argentinian paleontologist Roberto Abel) is known by only a single skull. The one odd feature of Abelisaurus (at least, the one that...

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Beautiful Boudins – At Desuri Ghat

These boudins are seen in the Desuri Ghat section. These photos were taken in January when i was doing fieldwork  in Rajasthan. These boudins have formed in the Delhi Supergroup of rocks. Photographs owned by Abhishek...