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Satan Made the Franciscan Complex

Have you ever heard “…and then Satan said, “Let’s put the alphabet in math and call it algebra!” “? Well there’s a geological formation that Satan decided would be just as funny to make… 490 more words

Geology

Late Triassic Horizons of India and its correlation with standard biostratigraphic stages as well as with horizons of different basins around world by Saurabh Pal

According to standard stratigraphy late Triassic is subdivided in three stages that are Carnian, Nornian and Rhaetian from older to younger respectively. Upper Triassic is rich in vertebrate fossils and found all over the world, this report gives special emphasise over Phytosaur which are good vertebrate fossil index of Triassic period. 354 more words

Dinosaur

Lonchidion, a prehistoric shark

This is a drawing of Lonchidion, a hybodont shark from the Mesozoic Era. There were at least eleven different species, one of which was found in the Hell Creek Formation. 205 more words

Acheroraptor, revised

In December 2013, scientists announced the discovery of a new raptor dinosaur from the Hell Creek Formation, which they named Acheroraptor. When news first came out about it, I wrote a post, which you can read… 293 more words

Ornitholestes

Ornitholestes hermanni was a small 6-foot coelurosaur dinosaur which lived in the western United States during the late Jurassic Period – yet another dinosaur from the famous Morrison Formation. 35 more words