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Places of Geologic SignificanceI-70 Geological Point of Interest - Golden, CO

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Famous I-70 cut in 1971 revealed millions of years of geological history which millions of drivers pass through yearly.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 11/20/2010

last visited: 3/20/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceHoneycomb Rocks and Trail

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A group of interesting geologic formations located on a short, self guided trail. Handicapped accessible.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member woodhick803

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/15/2010

last visited: 8/27/2011

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Places of Geologic SignificanceEAGLE ROCK ANTICLINE & WATERGAP

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A dramatic view of extreme folding and uplifting that can be viewed from U.S 220. Simply turn around to view a James River Watergap.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member woodhick803

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/7/2010

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceRed Rocks Amphitheatre and Park - Morrison, CO

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Red Rocks Amphitheatre and Park is an example of how city planners both saved and utilized the natural stone formations of the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 11/4/2010

last visited: 5/2/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceThe Blowholes, Torndirrup National Park, Albany, Western Australia

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A rugged coastal location in Albany, where the ocean swell blasts air and spray through a crack in the granite rock.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Albany Canucks

location: Western Australia, Australia

date approved: 10/27/2010

last visited: 1/12/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceTurnagain Heights Slide from the "Good Friday" Earthquake, 1964 - Anchorage, AK

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A cluster of interpretive signs and paved trails allow you to understand how the uneven and terraced landforms came to be from the "Good Friday" earthquake that hit Alaska on March 27, 1964.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Alaska

date approved: 10/17/2010

last visited: 2/2/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceMadison Limestone and the Garnet Mountains, Montana

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This geological feature is highlighted by the State of Montana with a special informative road sign.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Montana

date approved: 10/16/2010

last visited: 9/2/2013

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Places of Geologic SignificanceBurn O' Vat - Muir of Dinnet, Scotland

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This Waymark shows you the amazing Burn o’ Vat. A large bowl created of glacial melt water. You can walk directly to the Vat from the parking place, or several recommended trails around that area. Walking in the Vat may requires waterproof boots.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elrecke

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/25/2010

last visited: 1/29/2011

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Places of Geologic SignificanceHands of Fatima - Mt. Hombori

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A unique mountain formation in Hombori between Mopti and Gao. This is the first waymark in Mali...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elrecke

location: Mali

date approved: 9/17/2010

last visited: 3/2/2015

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSan Andreas Fault Sign - Pearblossom, CA

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At this location you can clearly see the San Andreas Fault. People try not to put up sings that say San Andreas Fault because at some point like in San Francisco the San Andreas Fault dose go into homes. This might effect the cost & the community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 9/12/2010

last visited: 2/12/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceRuapehu Lahar Landscape. Mt Ruapehu. New Zealand.

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An information panel on the Lahar Mounds at the base of Mt Ruapehu explains the lahar formations created from the avalanche debris from volcanic activity on the mountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 9/12/2010

last visited: 8/31/2010

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSalt Plains National Wildlife Refuge

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This salt plain is an 11,000-acre barren area. It is classified as the "largest such saline flat in the central lowlands of North America".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RDOwens

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/12/2010

last visited: 5/9/2009

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Places of Geologic SignificanceThe Palmdale Roadcut - Lake Palmdale, CA

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A good place for earth to take over.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/27/2010

last visited: 1/27/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceEarth Pyramids of Serfaus, Austria

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Earth pyramids (also called tent rocks, fairy chimneys, or hoodoos) are tall, thin spires of rock to be admired in several places near Serfaus, Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member holy-ghost

location: Tirol, Austria

date approved: 8/21/2010

last visited: 7/27/2011

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Places of Geologic SignificanceThe Painted Chasm - BC

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Chasm created by fire and ice on a BC back road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The 2 Newlyweds

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/19/2010

last visited: 10/31/2010

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Places of Geologic SignificanceMatanuska Glacier and Moraines, Alaska

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The Mantanuska Glacier State Recreation area rest area/park provides an excellent location for viewing glacial moraines.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Alaska

date approved: 8/2/2010

last visited: 9/2/2013

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Places of Geologic SignificanceRock fall at Eiger

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This Waymark leads you to the rock fall at Eiger.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member KateBum

location: Switzerland

date approved: 8/2/2010

last visited: 2/3/2002

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Places of Geologic SignificanceGrimes Graves. Thetford, Norfolk

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Grimes Graves is one of the most fascinating Neolithic sites in Britain. Despite its name, it is not a grave, or burial place, but a flint mine worked between about 2200 and 2500 BC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/30/2010

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceA Fascinating Bore, Turnagain Arm, Cook Inlet, Alaska

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Bird Point (part of the Alaska State Parks) provides interpretive displays for the Turnagain Arm Tidal Bore.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Alaska

date approved: 7/25/2010

last visited: 9/2/2013

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Places of Geologic SignificanceThe Hope Slide - Hope, BC Canada

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The largest land side in Western Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bcrockcrawler, xstitcher, & BMXer

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/22/2010

last visited: 12/10/2012

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Places of Geologic SignificanceRuth Glacier and The Great Gorge, Alaska

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This waypoint is located at a viewpoint of the Ruth Glacier, managed by the State of Alaska, Dept of Natural Resources.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Alaska

date approved: 7/17/2010

last visited: 9/2/2013

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Places of Geologic SignificancePetrified Conifer Tree / Petrified Lycopod Tree Stump in Tuscumbia in Colbert County, Alabama

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Marker is in Tuscumbia, Alabama, in Colbert County. Marker is on S. Main Street and is located in Spring Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Theblackroseact

location: Alabama

date approved: 6/22/2010

last visited: 8/29/2013

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSingleton Swash

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So what is a swash you might ask? Well come visit this cool geologic feature here at the beach. swash according to wikki a swash is the following:in geography, is the water that washes up on shore after an incoming wave has broken.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Theblackroseact

location: South Carolina

date approved: 6/22/2010

last visited: 12/26/2013

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Places of Geologic SignificanceGlacial activity at Acadia National Park - Maine

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Jordan Pond was formed by Glacial activity.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US

location: Maine

date approved: 6/13/2010

last visited: 8/30/2012

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Places of Geologic SignificanceHorseshoe Bend

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Breathtaking View

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Eukie

location: Arizona

date approved: 6/13/2010

last visited: 12/23/2014

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