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20 Most Famous and Amazing Rock Formations in the World

20 Most Famous and Amazing Rock Formations in the World | Geological Wonders | Scoop.it
Rock formations have attracted humans since time immemorial. Their shapes, components or locations make them incredible and tourists seek pleasure in visiting these unique sites at different places.
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Científics berlinesos estudien fòssils de 45 milions d´anys en un carrer de Girona

Científics berlinesos estudien fòssils de 45 milions d´anys en un carrer de Girona | Geological Wonders | Scoop.it
Plou. El geòleg Francesc Roig es refugia sota la porxada del carrer del Riu Güell de Girona. Unes formes arrodonides dibuixades sobre el paviment de pedra que trepitja li criden poderosament l'atenció. Es troba exactament davant de l'antic bar City A
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Hi estem treballant amb en Jordi Ferrer de Lithos Geotècnia, Xisco Roig de Qu4tre-Axial, Oliver Hampe i Manja Vob del Museu d'Història Natural de Berlin
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Presentación del Mapa Geológico de España y Portugal

Presentación del Mapa Geológico de España y Portugal | Geological Wonders | Scoop.it
El mapa geológico de España y Portugal se presentará el Jueves, 19 de mayo de 2016 en la Sala Aníbal González. Torre Norte de la Plaza de España, Sevilla
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La geología no tiene fronteras, la cartografía siempre debe ser en continuo
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Un tresor geològic per descobrir

Un tresor geològic per descobrir | Geological Wonders | Scoop.it
«Menorca: Camins i pedres», la primera guia de geologia sorgida del micromecenatge, es presenta avui as Migjorn. «Menorca: Camins i  pedres», la primera guia de geologia sorgida del micromecenatge, es presenta avui as Migjorn
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June 6, 1944: The Geology of D-Day | History of Geology, Scientific American Blog Network

June 6, 1944: The Geology of D-Day | History of Geology, Scientific American Blog Network | Geological Wonders | Scoop.it
June 6, 1944 - in planning for D-Day - also geology was considered, as aerial photographs of the shores of Normandy were studied to find suitable ...
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THE WORLD GEOGRAPHY: 12 Amazing Earth Scars

THE WORLD GEOGRAPHY: 12 Amazing Earth Scars | Geological Wonders | Scoop.it
Our planet is covered in pockmarks so deep that they can be seen from space. Some were caused by asteroid strikes, but most are the result of human meddling. Here are some of the most incredible examples of the scarred Earth.
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A Sea Monster Named Jim

Olivier Rieppel and Jim Holstein tell the tale of the giant Lizard Eating Sovereign of the Sea (named Jim!). Touted as the T-Rex of the Sea, the Triassic sea monster…
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We Are All Stardust

Dr. Philipp Heck and his team at the Robert A. Pritzker Center for Meteoritics and Polar Studies search for presolar grains - cosmic dust that predates our S...
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EGN Video - Meeting UNESCO March 2013

European Geoparks Network - photos
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Geoparks, maravelles geològiques ben a prop, perquè quedar-se a casa, de tots em trio Copper Coast, ei, n'hi ha un a Catalunya- Geologia contemplativa

 

Geoparks, geological marvels, let's go out

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APOD: 2013 March 11 - Sakurajima Volcano with Lightning

APOD: 2013 March 11 - Sakurajima Volcano with Lightning | Geological Wonders | Scoop.it
A different astronomy and space science
related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.
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The Most Terrifying Sinkhole Pictures You've Ever Seen

The Most Terrifying Sinkhole Pictures You've Ever Seen | Geological Wonders | Scoop.it
"The earth opened its mouth and swallowed them ..."
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La importància dels estudis geotècnics. Per increible que sembli a Catalunya hi ha zones on això pot passar

The importance of geotechnical studies. Believe it in Catalonia there are areas where this can happen

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» 7 lugares de Estados Unidos que parecen de otro planeta 101 Lugares increíbles -

» 7 lugares de Estados Unidos que parecen de otro planeta 101 Lugares increíbles - | Geological Wonders | Scoop.it
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pure geology in USA

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Life Pletera - Life Pletera

Life Pletera - Life Pletera | Geological Wonders | Scoop.it
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El sistema platja-duna és clau en la sostenibilitat del litoral
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Un fósil de 45 millones de años en el porche de un edificio de Girona

Un fósil de 45 millones de años en el porche de un edificio de Girona | Geological Wonders | Scoop.it
Un hallazgo sorprendente ha ha movilizado a los investigadores del Museo de Historia Natural de Berlín, que se desplazarán el próximo mes de abril a Girona para investigar si el hallazgo qu
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Hi estem treballant amb el Museu d'Història Natural de Berlin
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El Montsec fita el parc natural

Comencen els treballs per a la tramitació, el 2016 Un total de 18.000 hectàrees de la Noguera i el Pallars Jussà Afavorir el sorgiment d'iniciatives econòmiques
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El Montsec mereix una figura de protecció, amb un patrimoni geològic singular

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La geología, otro valor a explotar

La geología, otro valor a explotar | Geological Wonders | Scoop.it
Xisco Roig y Roger Mata buscan editar la guía ‘Menorca: Caminos y Piedras’ con un proyecto de crowdfunding. Xisco Roig y Roger Mata buscan editar la guía ‘Menorca: Caminos y Piedras’ con un proyecto de crowdfunding
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Timeline Photos - GEOMORFOLOGÍA PARA TODOS | Facebook

Timeline Photos - GEOMORFOLOGÍA PARA TODOS | Facebook | Geological Wonders | Scoop.it
CON ESTA FOTOGRAFÍA SALUDO A LA AMIGA ANDREA BEATRIZ RODRIGUEZ, quien ha dado el "ME GUSTA" número 20.000 en la página. Gracias a ella y a los otros...
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La nueva isla japonesa surgida de un volcán duplica su tamaño

La nueva isla japonesa surgida de un volcán duplica su tamaño | Geological Wonders | Scoop.it
La recién formada isla japonesa surgida a unos 1.000 kilómetros al sur de Tokio debido a la fuerte actividad volcánica ha duplicado su tamaño
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Mayon volcano in deadly eruption

Mayon volcano in deadly eruption | Geological Wonders | Scoop.it
The Philippines' volatile Mount Mayon volcano blasts ash and rocks into the air, leaving five climbers reported dead.
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Volcanoes, geological marvels but geological hazards also and geological resources

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AAG: Eruption of El Salvador’s Ilopango explains A.D. 536 cooling | EARTH Magazine

AAG: Eruption of El Salvador’s Ilopango explains A.D. 536 cooling | EARTH Magazine | Geological Wonders | Scoop.it
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Volcanic Explosivity Index: Measuring the size of an eruption

Volcanic Explosivity Index: Measuring the size of an eruption | Geological Wonders | Scoop.it
The volcanic explosivity index uses the amount of pyroclastic material ejected as a measure of explosivity. Some eruptions are millions of times more explosive than others.
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Lava rivers flow from Russian volcano

Lava rivers flow from Russian volcano | Geological Wonders | Scoop.it
The Plosky Tolbachik volcano in East Russia, is one of 29 on the Kamchatka peninsula, and has been erupting since last November.
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When a geological process is not a risk because there are no exposed elements is simply wonderful

When a geological process is not a risk because there are no exposed elements is simply wonderful

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Donde la tierra se abre

Donde la tierra se abre | Geological Wonders | Scoop.it
Entre volcanes, géiseres y cuevas antárticas, 10 lugares para ver las entrañas del planeta.
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I podriem ampliar la llista a Catalunya: Garrotxa, fonts picants d'arreu de Catlunya. La Terra és Geologia en estat pur

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