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'Mass extinctions killed less wildlife than thought'

This video from Britain says about itself:

Catastrophe – The Permian Extinction

The Permian-Triassic extinction event, informally known as the Great Dying, was an extinction event that occurred 252 million years ago, forming the boundary between the Permian and…

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The geology of the Moray Coast

When most people think of Scotland, the images that come to mind are those of high, heather covered mountains like Ben Nevis, islands like Skye, Arran or Rum, or the endless rugged coastline of the northwest coast. 1,182 more words


The Top Permian Oil Producer Says Rig Counts in the Region Are Going to Soar

The biggest player in the Permian Basin, America’s most coveted oil field, thinks rig counts in region are poised for explosive growth.In an interview with Bloomberg, Pioneer Natural Resources Co. 136 more words


Sepember 25, 2016 Weekly Geology Guess, Permian Period

Greetings from the Bluff Park Back Porch, way up yonder on Shades Mountain (1,109′) in Alabama:

My discussion on Alabama Geology will continue with the Geologic Time Scale or the Geologic Column and the critters that abide within each pigeon holes. 555 more words