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Iceland: Stunning Jokulsarlon Ice Lagoon!

Jokulsarlon is one of those places you never forget.  The glaciers, icebergs, and crystalline ice on the volcanic black sand beach are stunning!  If the weather turns rainy, it only serves to make the blue ice even bluer (click on any of the images to enlarge).   86 more words

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Pangolin Begins Drilling Kimberlite Targets at Motloutse Diamond Project, Botswana

  • The drilling of five kimberlite targets to commence July 27, 2016
  • The area covers where the first diamonds in Botswana were recovered in 1959; their sources have never been discovered…
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New on 500px : Scar Healing by joseramos by joseramos

This is the extraterrestrial Hverir geothermal area in Iceland, where the scars on the surface of Earth, joined by the steaming hot sulphur smokes and boiling muds, show us that our planet is very much alive and constantly renovating itself. 276 more words

Geology "rocks" in Myvatn

Today certainly “rocked”, as we did a massive geology tour of the Myvatn area (see what I did there?). On another note, many scenes from Game of Thrones were filmed in this area, so I can only assume I was walking the same bit of earth as Jon Snow. 629 more words

The Badlands

South Dakota is brutally hot and humid in July. We found a campground near Badlands National Park that had electrical hookups and ran the air conditioner for most of the day. 225 more words

Volcanic Peace

There once was a people who lived in a high, lonely desert. These poor bastards could barely scratch out a living. They ate anything that moved. 1,632 more words

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Almost Heaven: Seneca Rocks

It was an up and down kind of day. Our first full day in West Virginia’s Potomac Highlands began at a high rocky cliff and finished deep underground in a cavern. 1,132 more words

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