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Day 26: Achill Island & Nephin Beg

Scary moment a few days ago. I was back sampling at the cirque on Achill Island when the cloud cover dropped and visibility diminished considerably. Once I decided to head out I started walking uphill towards what I thought was where I came in. 314 more words

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Day 22: Blue Stacks Finale

Mark another one off the books. As of tomorrow I will be leaving Donegal for the year after finishing up the sampling in the Blue Stacks. 260 more words

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Day 16: Sruhauncullinmore

It has been an eventful past few days. Most importantly, this last Tuesday saw the arrival of my good friend, and geology partner, Alan D. Pitts, on loan from University de Camerino in Italy. 297 more words

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Day 11: Rain Delay

Yesterday saw the remainder of my companions depart back for home. I am now flying solo. But, just for a few days until a special guest arrives. 191 more words

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Day 7: County Mayo

We have had a few very productive days lately. We sampled a good moraine set in the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks, site scouted a complex cirque with the help of Irish experts, and discovered a great sampling site with incredible views. 350 more words

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Day 3: Dingle Peninsula

Yesterday we got into the field and explored up within the glacial valleys of the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks. What initially started as a reconnaissance/site scouting mission soon turned into me collecting my first samples as we encountered a few boulders that were too good to pass up. 172 more words

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Arriving (Day 1)

After two over night flights, visiting family in NYC, and more money than I like in baggage fees, I arrived in Ireland this morning. I was picked up at Shannon Airport by my adviser Peter and his field experienced wife, Jorie. 132 more words

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