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Geopic of the week: Bioturbation

Pictured above is clay and sand of the Nacatoch Formation of southern Arkansas.  The clay beds, which stand slightly in relief, have been churned, and the sand has numerous cylindrical structures of various sizes.  112 more words

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Blindness to Worldviews

Dear hijas,

In picking back up in my review of Dr. John K. Reed’s book “Rocks Aren’t Clocks: A Critique of the Geologic Timescale”, I love these particular quotes from Chapter 6 titled ‘Unreliable Clocks': 270 more words


The Painfully Seated Camel

Camels often sit down mighty painfully. Perhaps their joints creak. Perhaps early oiling might prevent permanently hazardous aging. Or perhaps these sentences are just simple mnemonics and we are trying to remember the names of the geological periods.  878 more words


What is Battlefield Archaeology? - Romeo and Juliet Burial - Petra, Jordan

What is Battlefield Archaeology?

Battlefield archaeology is the study of areas where battles have taken place. This can be in a city, town, along a river, near the coast or in open areas and fields. 959 more words

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Evolution and the Fossil Record

The fossil record is probably one of the biggest problems for evolutionist, the theory of evolution predicts certain results to be found in the fossil record. 455 more words


What is The Post-Medieval Period? - The Venus of Brassempouy - Devil's Lair, Western Australia

What is The Post-Medieval Period?

The post-Medieval period is the time that follows the Medieval period. the exact date though is difficult to determine as it has been given different dates by different people and areas interpreting it. 762 more words

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English Heritage Archive, UK - Wooden Aztec War Drums - Ust-Polui, Salekhard, Siberia

What is The English Heritage Archive, UK?

The English Heritage Archive is a collection of archaeological records which are available to the public. They are physically held at Swindon, in the county of Wiltshire. 795 more words

What Is Archaeology