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The Eighth Continent: Real But Unnoticed

Recent headlines about the discovery of a new continent in the southwest Pacific are a bit misleading. Some huge, rogue orogenic landmass did not suddenly rise from the depths of the ocean while everyone was sleeping. 424 more words


New Continent 'Zealandia' Discovered Underwater

Zealandia has recently been given the status of a continent by several geologists who say that the long lost continent is submerged under water. While there is no formal recognition of the same by the New Zealand government, which is the major habitable administration on Zealandia; there is, however, wide interest in the media about the continent. 485 more words


Did You Hear About the New Continent? Here are 5 Quick Facts About ‘Zealandia:’

The Geological Society of America’s Journal has published a paper which argues that the Earth has a hidden continent: Zealandia. Below are some quick facts about this new continent: 110 more words


Call for Biggs Teaching Award Nominations

Calling for Biggs Award nominees!
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Natalie Bursztyn
Feb 15, 2017 1:24 PM
Natalie Bursztyn
Hi again everyone! This is the 2nd call for Biggs Award Nominees! 189 more words

Job opportunity: Geological Society of America Education Programs Coordinator

Christa K. Stratton
Feb 13, 2017 6:34 PM
Christa K. Stratton
Dear Geoscience Ed Division Members:

The Geological Society of America is seeking an Education Programs Coordinator to work on new and existing geoscience education programs, including in particular, developing support for K-12 educators. 91 more words

Geological Society of America—National Geologic Map Competition Winners

First Place—Ryan Anderson
Second Place—Andrew Sadowski

A message from Jim Faulds: NBMG “students” placed #1 and #2 in the national geologic map competition at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America meeting held in Denver September 25–28.  166 more words