Several weeks ago, I took a road trip with some friends across the northern part of South Dakota as part of a ham radio adventure. When we reached northwestern South Dakota, we were having so much fun that we decided to continue into just across the border into Montana. 1,161 more words
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So, this is my first post! I won’t spend it introducing myself, as I have already done so on my About Me page.
Tomorrow I leave from my home town on the east coast, to fly all the way to Fairbanks to participate in a month long project with the Keck Geology Consortium. 176 more words
According to “nihilist”:
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A penchant for exaggeration: The bible simply cannot simply tell a story. It exaggerates to the point of being absurd. For example, it describes a flood that is so great in magnitude that the highest land-based mountains are subjmerged .
Humans fixate on classification. We are a race that defines terms, locates parameters, dissects systems, and gives name to the world around us. This ability to identify distinction and define difference has been used by geologists to date the Earth and show layers in her sedimentation that help explain the evolution of life. 1,039 more words
I recently returned from Mangystau, a geologically captivating former seabed in West Kazakhstan. Places like this, or the Tien Shan mountains in the South and Altai mountains in the East, always make me wonder why anyone would decide to build a capital city in the wastes of Aqmola. 544 more words