By: Leonard Liggins
As the "odd man out", I will constantly have to accept that popularity amongst my peers in this "Beautiful Forum", will probably be non existent, for having a totally different view, take, or understanding of the majority writers I have to engage in Intellectual Intercourse...
By: Kelly A. Mello
As a child I recall digging through my yard, examining all kinds of things; bugs, dirt and, of course, rocks. I found all kinds too. I came across big ones, small ones, dark ones, shiny ones, etc. Once I reached High School, I finally...
By: Joseph Hazelbaker
Geology uses physics, biology, chemistry and math to investigate the earth's origin and history. Geology can pay quite well, if you are in the right field. Here are some tips on how to become a well-paid geologist.Geology is an applied science. This means that...
By: LilCaliga
English philosopher Francis Bacon noted in 1620 that the shapes of the continents allowed them to be fit together. He came to this realization after viewing new maps that had been created due to heightened seafaring activity in the previous century. A less distant and...
By: Joseph Hazelbaker
Earth is a puzzle in many ways. Looking at the Earth's seven separate continents, you might notice how that could literally be true.Pangaea is the name of the super-continent that was formed an estimated 250 million years ago. It is important to understand that...
By: Norman A. Rubin
Palestine - A Geo-physical StudyThe world 'Palestine' has a curious meaning. Ethnologically, it meansthe land of the Philistines', a strip of territory along the Levant coastfrom El Arish to Jaffa approximately.The Romans and later the Byzantines gave the word definite and preciseadministrative significations...
By: Stacy Wong
Mount SakurajimaSince it resumed activity in 1955, the volcano has been erupting almost constantly ever since. Thousands of small explosions occur each year, throwing ash to heights of up to a few kilometers above the mountain. The current forms of explosions consist of spouting rocks...
By: Stacy Wong
Mount UnzenThe EventAfter an eruption in 1792, the volcano remained dormant till November 1989, when an earthquake swarm began about 20km down and 10km west of Fugen-dake. Over the next year, earthquakes continued, with their foci gradually moving towards the summit. Tremor was first noted...
By: Victoria Ollis
As I sit ..looking through my window I notice the concrete world outside and I begin to take great pleasure in the two blossom trees that I can spy huddled in the brief gap of the buildings across the street, I wander with my thoughts...
By: Desiree Olson
The Loma Prieta earthquake of 1989 occurred at 5:04 p.m., right before the World Series baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland A's. It was an awakening for seismologists to be more aware of these natural disasters due to the fact...

 

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