Neatorama Posts Tagged "geology"
Unlocking Secrets of the Grand Canyon's Age...

How old is the Grand Canyon? Scientists haves been working on the answer for decades. Some believe the canyon is fairly young, in geologic terms, having been carved out by the Colorado River in the past five millions yea...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/27/Unlocking-Secrets-of-the-Grand-Canyons-Age/
Wolfe Creek Crater: A Natural Garden inside a Meteorite Crater...

(Photo: V.L. Sharpton)300,000 years ago, a meteorite hit western Australia, boring a hole 400 feet deep and 2,880 feet across into the surface of the earth. This crater, now known as Wolfe Creek Crater, gradually filled...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/03/Wolfe-Creek-Crater-A-Natural-Garden-inside-a-Meteorite-Crater/
The Flaming Rocks of Chimera, Turkey...

(Photo: Sebastian Peleato)(Photo: Andrew Fysh)Near Çıralı, Turkey, on that nation's southwestern coast, you can find fires burning near the shore. They've burned for thousands of years, fueled by underground sou...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/09/26/The-Flaming-Rocks-of-Chimera-Turkey/
The Rock of Guatapé...

(Photo: Vallesanchez)El Peñón de Guatapé rises high above Guatapé, Colombia. It's a 200 meter tall slab of granite and quartz. Visitors can climb 649 steps carved into the rock to reach the to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/16/The-Rock-of-Guatap/
The Amazing Colors of the Danxia Landform...

(Photo: Eric Pheterson)It may look like a painting, but this is a real landform. The Zhangye Danxia Landform Geological Park in southeastern China has beautiful rippled shapes of red sandstone.Link -via TYWKIWDBI...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/15/The-Amazing-Colors-of-the-Danxia-Landform/
The Bicheno Blowhole...

[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Co0Jm6cll14](Video Link)Near the town of Bicheno on the Australian island of Tasmania is a geological oddity that will let you think that you're standing on a whale. The Bicheno blowhole i...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/28/The-Bicheno-Blowhole/
Rock Map of El Capitan...

Roger Putnam, a graduate student at the University of North Carolina, spent three days hanging on the sheer cliff of El Capitan, Yosemite National Park, to take rock samples in order to create a highly detailed...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/06/13/Rock-Map-of-El-Capitan/
Earth Structural Layer Cake...

Rhiannon's cake is delicious, right down to the core. She made it for her sister, a teacher, who wanted to show her students how the Earth is structured. The baking challenge was to bake a hemisphere within a hemisphere...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/05/24/Earth-Structural-Layer-Cake/
Waves in the Desert...

The Wave is the popular name of a series of rock formations in the Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, a nature preserve on the Arizona-Utah border. If there is any hope of surfing on dry land, this is the place to...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/25/Waves-in-the-Desert/
8 Wonderful Terraced Pools Around the World...

Looks ice cold, doesn't it? Actually, the water is quite warm at the Pamukkale terraces in Turkey. The white formations are deposits of minerals from spring water that built up into a series of dams, making the terraced...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/05/8-Wonderful-Terraced-Pools-Around-the-World/




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