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Stunning scenery provides many opportunities for taking good photos in this national park.

The geologic processes evident in the park’s Needles District are uplift or upthrust of rock layers, sedimentation (layers of sedimentary rock), and erosion. 464 more words


Fernandina, the island that sits in the middle of the Galápagos hot spot

Fernandina is the third largest of the Galápagos Islands and first appeared on maps (under the name of Narborough Island) in 1684. It sits in the middle of the hot spot that created the Galápagos Islands and is most famous for its continuing series of volcanic eruptions; most recently the eruptions of May 2005 and April 2009.  25 more words


A Slice of The Triassic

Photograph taken August 2016, local walk, Staffordshire. © Pete Hillman 2016. Camera used Nikon D7200, with Nikon 18-55mm lens.

This is what I call a true snapshot in time, a snapshot from our geological past. 164 more words