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Places of Geologic SignificanceGran Cratere La Fossa Fumaroles - Vulcano Island (Aeolian Islands)

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Do you want see a part of Hell? Visit the great fumarole field on the top of the Gran Cratere of the Fossa on Vulcano Island, one of famous Eolian Islands near to Sicily...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Sicilia, Italy

date approved: 10/1/2009

last visited: 10/31/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceFalls over a Lava Flow. Tongariro National Park. New Zealand.

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The Taranaki Falls tumble over the edge of a large lava flow that erupted from the volcano of Mt Ruapehu 15,000 years ago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 9/13/2009

last visited: 12/1/2010

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Places of Geologic SignificanceDesarrollo y evolución de cataratas (Iguazú)

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Este lugar único es el resultado de la conjunción de factores litológicos, tectónicos y erosivos. This unique place is the result of the combination of factors lithologic, tectonic and erosion.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member monticola

location: Argentina

date approved: 9/8/2009

last visited: 6/3/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSideling Hill near Hancock MD

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When Interstate 68 was built in western Maryland, a cut through Sideling Hill exposed 810 feet of rock strata. Visitors can see and learn more about this geological formation at the rest stop near Hancock, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member akern.geo

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/31/2009

last visited: 12/13/2013

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Places of Geologic SignificanceThe Mighty Mountains of Kernersville!

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A highly accessible suburban geological "Mountain" adventure using local rocks to examine the tectonic history of the region.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member PWRadio

location: North Carolina

date approved: 8/25/2009

last visited: 3/16/2013

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Places of Geologic SignificanceJack's Blowhole

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A sinkhole with tidal water rushing through it some 200 metres from the ocean.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 8/23/2009

last visited: 10/31/2012

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Places of Geologic SignificanceNiagara Whirlpool - north of Niagara Falls, Ontario

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The Niagara whirlpool was formed by erosion as the Niagara Falls works its way up the Niagara River towards Lake Erie.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lightnin Bug

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2009

last visited: 8/17/2012

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Places of Geologic SignificanceFormación de evaporitas (Mar Muerto, Jordania)

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La formación de rocas sedimentarias químicas en acción en "Amman Tourist Beach". The deposit of sedimentary rock chemical in action in "Amman Tourist Beach".

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member monticola

location: Jordan

date approved: 7/28/2009

last visited: 5/12/2012

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Places of Geologic SignificanceWarren Dunes - Warren Dunes Michigan State Park

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Tower Hill at Warren Dunes State Park rises 240-260 feet above Lake Michigan

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Michigan

date approved: 7/26/2009

last visited: 7/21/2013

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Places of Geologic SignificanceDesierto de Wadi Rum (Jordania)

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En los alrededores de las coordenadas publicadas podemos apreciar numerosas formas típicas del modelado en clima árido. In the vicinity of the coordinates published we can see many ways typical of the arid climate modeling.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member monticola

location: Jordan

date approved: 7/18/2009

last visited: 4/10/2013

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Places of Geologic SignificanceBasaltic Dike at Rodderberg Volcano (Bonn, Germany)

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A Basaltic Dike at Rodderberg Volcano near Bonn, Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member KateBum

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 7/18/2009

last visited: 3/22/2015

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Places of Geologic SignificanceCascadia Subduction Zone--Oregon Coast

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The Cascadia Subduction Zone is one of the largest active faults in North America.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/13/2009

last visited: 9/15/2012

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Places of Geologic SignificanceAusable Chasm - Keeseville, NY

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The "Little Grand Canyon of the East".

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Telomere

location: New York

date approved: 6/30/2009

last visited: 8/17/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceTroux Aux Cerfs

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Trou aux Cerfs is one of the most well-defined and impressive volcanic structures of the island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member god_herodes

location: Mauritius

date approved: 6/29/2009

last visited: 1/27/2015

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Places of Geologic SignificanceAntelope Canyon

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Antelope Canyon - A geologic wonder just as interesting and beautiful as the much larger Grand Canyon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ssphoto

location: Arizona

date approved: 6/27/2009

last visited: 3/19/2015

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Places of Geologic SignificanceGole dell'Alcantara / Alcantara Gorge (Sicily)

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Gole dell'Alcantara (Alcantara Gorge) bellow north slopes of Etna massif belongs to absolute "must-to-see" locations of Sicily, especially for all nature-lovers and people interesting in geology...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Sicilia, Italy

date approved: 6/26/2009

last visited: 6/22/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceDesprendimiento cerca de Coberteras

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Fenómeno relacionado con la inestabilidad de vertientes en esta zona. Phenomenon related to the instability of slopes in this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member monticola

location: Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

date approved: 6/21/2009

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSiva Brada ("Grey Beard") Geyser and Travertine Mould (East Slovakia)

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Not so far of the famous Spiš Castle you can find a small hill with a chapel on the top. The place is called Sivá Brada and you can see here manifestation of several karst phenomenons...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Prešovský kraj, Slovakia

date approved: 6/21/2009

last visited: 2/3/2015

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Places of Geologic SignificanceDesprendimiento sobre el Jarama

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Un desprendimiento de bloques obliga al río Jarama a describir un pequeño meandro. A fall of rock blocks forced the river Jarama to describe a small meander.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member monticola

location: Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

date approved: 6/21/2009

last visited: 6/24/2009

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSlave Rock - Montgomery County, MO

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A notable outcropping of St. Peter sandstone which is conspicuously visible in the median of Interstate 70 near Mineola, MO.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wampa-One

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/19/2009

last visited: 6/3/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceFossil Reef Park - Laguna Hills, CA

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This park contains the only preserved portion of Fossil Reef in Orange County. The tropical shell reef is 17 million years old and has 48 species of marine fossil vertebrates including shark teeth and Desmostylus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DopeyDuck

location: California

date approved: 6/18/2009

last visited: 12/6/2009

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Places of Geologic SignificanceNelson Ledges

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A fascinating jumble of conglomerate stone created by a glacier during the last ice age.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Algoma!

location: Ohio

date approved: 6/6/2009

last visited: 6/20/2009

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Places of Geologic SignificanceInyo Fissure, Mammoth, CA

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An open crack in the earth's surface that is still a geological mystery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: California

date approved: 6/1/2009

last visited: 6/4/2010

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Places of Geologic SignificanceThe Curonian Spit

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One of the biggest dunes in Europe and a magic place to be.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Fisler

location: Lithuania

date approved: 5/9/2009

last visited: 8/13/2012

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Places of Geologic SignificancePenedo Furado.

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This small hill is a remnant of a much larger feature as a result of the natural erosive processes that the surrounding geological formations have undergone.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member h_raky

location: Portugal

date approved: 4/23/2009

last visited: 7/5/2009

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