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Places of Geologic SignificanceDesfiladero de La Yecla

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Un estrecho desfiladero de paredes verticales excavado en rocas cretácicas. Declarado Espacio Natural Protegido. A narrow canyon carved into Cretaceous rocks. Declared a protected natural area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member monticola

location: Spain

date approved: 4/13/2009

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceLos Pilones (Garganta de los Infiernos)

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Una serie de pilancones o marmitas de gigante excavados por el río en el granito del cauce. A series of giants cauldrons or potholes excavated by the river into the granite of the channel.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member monticola

location: Spain

date approved: 4/13/2009

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceMormon Rocks (Rock Candy Mountains) - Cajon Pass, CA

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Mormon Rocks or also known as Rock Candy Mountains

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shadowraven

location: California

date approved: 3/29/2009

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificancePilot Knob - Submarine Volcano - Texas

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An extinct submarine volcano in Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 3/29/2009

last visited: 3/21/2010

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Places of Geologic SignificanceRappahannock River Fall Line ~ Fredericksburg, VA

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The fall line, the point where the Rappahannock becomes tidal. A major barrier for man and fish. Is crossed by U.S Route 1, the Jefferson Davis Hwy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/24/2009

last visited: 6/19/2010

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Places of Geologic SignificanceGredas de Bolnuevo

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La erosión ha elaborado estas formas caprichosas sobre arenas y areniscas en la playa de Bolnuevo, cerca de Mazarrón (Murcia, España). Erosion has developed these fanciful shapes in sand and sandstones in Bolnuevo, near Mazarrón (Murcia, Spain).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member monticola

location: Spain

date approved: 3/13/2009

last visited: 4/21/2010

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Places of Geologic SignificanceTorreones de Los Frailes

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La erosión diferencial y la disposición de los estratos de calizas y dolomías da lugar a estas curiosas formas en pináculos y torres.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member monticola

location: Spain

date approved: 2/22/2009

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceTómbolo de la isla del Castro

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La isla del Castro queda unida a la costa durante la bajamar por una barra de arena o tómbolo.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member monticola

location: Spain

date approved: 2/19/2009

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceFalla de Linto

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Bloque entre dos fallas visible desde la carretera a Merilla, en el valle de Miera (Cantabria)

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member monticola

location: Spain

date approved: 2/18/2009

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceQueenston Shale / Whirlpool Sandstone Contact - Lockport, New York

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A geologic contact is the surface where rock bodies of two different types or ages meet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BarbershopDru

location: New York

date approved: 2/14/2009

last visited: 8/2/2011

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Places of Geologic SignificanceStone Mountain, Georgia

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Stone Mountain is a granite dome monadnock located in Stone Mountain, Georgia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GaCacheCows

location: Georgia

date approved: 1/27/2009

last visited: 9/30/2013

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Places of Geologic SignificanceMadison Boulder, Madison, NH

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A very big rock. Seriously.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Telomere

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 1/24/2009

last visited: 3/30/2010

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Places of Geologic SignificanceDevil's Marbleyard, VA

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Jefferson National Forest. Devil’s Marbleyard offers unforgettable impression of huge house size boulders tossed about the ridgeline and amazing view of the valley below. Worth the hike up from road below or down from the AT on the ridgeline above.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member garmin_geek

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/21/2009

last visited: 8/16/2007

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Places of Geologic SignificanceLeon Sinks Geological Area, Leon County, Florida

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This significant geological area is located near Tallahassee and Crawfordsville, Florida (in Leon County).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Florida

date approved: 1/11/2009

last visited: 9/15/2012

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Places of Geologic SignificanceVasquez Rocks, CA

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Cool rock formations in northern LA county. The area has been used in many movies and commercials. It's a great place for rock climbing, hiking, horseback riding, picnicking...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Free2bme29

location: California

date approved: 1/4/2009

last visited: 1/18/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificancePound Gap, Jenkins, Kentucky

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Officially recognized as a "Distinguished Geologic Site" by the Kentucky Society of Professional Geologists, the area displays an extraordinary outcropping of nearly the entire section of Late Devonian, Mississippian & Early Pennsylvanian stratigraph

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: Kentucky

date approved: 1/3/2009

last visited: 7/28/2013

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSalmon Falls Glacial Potholes - Sherburne Falls, MA

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Potholes. They've been with us for some time now.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/5/2008

last visited: 8/1/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceThe Paint Mines - Calhan, CO

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The Paint Mines of El Paso County

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member condor1

location: Colorado

date approved: 11/27/2008

last visited: 10/14/2012

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Places of Geologic SignificanceWillow Flats Road Dinosaur Tracks - Moab, Utah

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Driving out of Arches National Park on Willow Springs Road, we happened across this sign, highlighting the spectacular dinosaur tracks preserved in this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: Utah

date approved: 11/18/2008

last visited: 3/15/2015

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Places of Geologic SignificanceAncient Sand Dunes - Arches National Park, Moab, Utah

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Just past the La Sal Mountain Overlook, after entering Arches National Park off Route 191 north of Moab, is a small overlook of the Petrified Sand Dunes that make up a great portion of the park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: Utah

date approved: 11/16/2008

last visited: 9/17/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceArches National Park - Moab, Utah

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Arches National Park, in southern Utah, consists of 119 square miles and boasts over 2,000 natural sandstone arches. The entire park is a roadmap of geological events, and millions of years of erosion and deposition.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: Utah

date approved: 11/12/2008

last visited: 9/17/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSand Flats Recreation Area - Moab, Utah

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The Sand Flats Recreation Area just outside Moab, Utah is 7,320 acres of geologically significant land managed by the Bureau of Land Management.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: Utah

date approved: 11/12/2008

last visited: 2/20/2015

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSteeple Pit - Steeple Hill, Isle of Purbeck, Dorset, UK

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Steeple Pit is one of Dorset's important geological sites.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/9/2008

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceThe Pennsylvania Grand Canyon - Pine Creek Gorge Natural Area

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Pine Creek Gorge (AKA The Pennsylvania Grand Canyon) is a natural area that has been carved nearly 1000 feet deep, starting during that last Ice Age. In geologic terms 10,000 years ago is, basically, yesterday!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fossilgirlerin

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/2/2008

last visited: 7/31/2010

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Places of Geologic SignificanceEternal Flame

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A flame burning behind a waterfall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member graylling

location: New York

date approved: 9/25/2008

last visited: 12/4/2011

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