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Places of Geologic SignificanceExposed Formation - Santa Ana River

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Noticed from the Bicycling Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Mark1962

location: California

date approved: 6/3/2008

last visited: 5/31/2008

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Places of Geologic SignificanceWindley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park

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Visit a coral reef that isn't underwater!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sfwife

location: Florida

date approved: 6/3/2008

last visited: 3/14/2013

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Places of Geologic SignificanceTrow Gill, North Yorkshire

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Trow Gill is a wooded gorge and an intriguing limestone feature. Is it a receding waterfall or a collapsed chamber? Free access. Pedestrians only.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flipflopnick

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/29/2008

last visited: 9/3/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceThe Three Sisters. Blue Mountains. NSW. Australia.

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The Three Sisters are a famous rock formation in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales, Australia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 5/9/2008

last visited: 5/3/2003

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Places of Geologic SignificanceRock of Gibraltar. Gibraltar. Spain.

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The Rock of Gibraltar - the most famous rock in the world. Gibraltar is situated at the southern end of Europe with a land frontier to Spain on its northern front. It rests at the crossroads of the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: Gibraltar

date approved: 5/9/2008

last visited: 4/2/2015

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Places of Geologic SignificanceAsh Gill,Lake District .

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Ash Gill begins it's life on the upper reaches of Walna Scar of the Coniston range of Mountains in the Lake District National Park of Cumbria England.It is Ash Gill that has given it's name to Ashgillian.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fellsmanhiker

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 5/4/2008

last visited: 9/25/2008

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Places of Geologic SignificanceLowest Spot In The Western Hemisphere

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282 feet below sea level.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Neked Treker

location: California

date approved: 4/23/2008

last visited: 3/27/2015

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Places of Geologic SignificanceValley of Fire State Park - Overton, NV

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The Valley of Fire State Park is located 50 miles northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada, and covers an area of 34,880 acres. It is an area of worldwide geologic interest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Nevada

date approved: 4/12/2008

last visited: 3/27/2015

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Places of Geologic SignificanceRed Rock Canyon - Las Vegas, NV

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The Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is located 17 miles west of downtown Las Vegas and encompasses 197,000 acres within the Mojave Desert. It is an area of worldwide geologic interest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Nevada

date approved: 4/10/2008

last visited: 3/26/2015

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Places of Geologic SignificanceBall Mill Resurgence Pit - Missouri

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Ball Mill Resurgence Pit is a large sinkhole resurgence pit.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/7/2008

last visited: 6/8/2007

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Places of Geologic SignificanceHutton's Unconformity - Lochranza, Isle of Arran, UK

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One of the most famous places in the study of geology and the history of the earth. James Hutton found evidence here that helped him develop his revolutionary theories about the earth, and which led to the modern science of geology.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member martlakes

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 3/28/2008

last visited: 7/24/2012

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Places of Geologic SignificancePillow-lavas en Zalamea la Real

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Un afloramiento de lavas submarinas junto a la carretera

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member monticola

location: Spain

date approved: 3/20/2008

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceLake Warner Shorelines, OR

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Pluvial lake shorelines along Ore. Hwy. 140 east of Adel, Oregon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: Oregon

date approved: 3/19/2008

last visited: 7/3/2007

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Places of Geologic SignificanceBlack Canyon of the Gunnison, Montrose, CO

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Just six miles from Montrose, Colorado, the Black Canyon of the Gunnison is the "Grand Canyon" of Colorado.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: Colorado

date approved: 3/5/2008

last visited: 9/6/1991

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Places of Geologic SignificanceDe Doornse Kei

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"De Doornse Kei" Is a stone which was transported from Scandinavia to Doorn, the Netherlands by land ice during the last Ice Age.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CorgiTeam

location: Netherlands

date approved: 2/26/2008

last visited: 2/16/2015

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Places of Geologic SignificanceGeysir - Iceland

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The Strokkur geyser shoots steam into the air in the town of Geysir,

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: Iceland

date approved: 2/16/2008

last visited: 4/4/2015

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Places of Geologic SignificanceBurnt River Canyon Lahar - Oregon

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A variety of features common to ancient lahars occurr along Oregon Hwy. 245 in the Burnt River canyon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: Oregon

date approved: 2/16/2008

last visited: 7/25/2009

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Places of Geologic SignificanceRiker Hill Quarry - Roseland, NJ

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This Waymark is located in Essex County, NJ., within the town of Roseland. There is a well-marked trail which leads to the geologic area. There is also some steep climbing involved as well.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 2/10/2008

last visited: 2/15/2009

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Places of Geologic SignificanceRock City State Forest

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Rock City State Forest

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Nature Noggins

location: New York

date approved: 1/30/2008

last visited: 2/9/2013

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Places of Geologic SignificanceElbsandsteingebirge

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Elbe Sandstone Mountains near Dresden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Modestia

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 1/29/2008

last visited: 4/1/2005

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Places of Geologic SignificanceColumnar Basalt - White Pass Scenic Byway - Washington

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Columnar basalt is caused by the rapid cooling of volcanic rock. This interesting large formation of basalt can be found off of White Pass on Forest Service Road 1306 (Wildcat Road) northeast of Rimrock Lake.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 1/25/2008

last visited: 1/25/2008

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Places of Geologic SignificanceInferno Cone - Craters of the Moon National Monument

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Craters of the Moon NM is a vast, volcanic, high desert landscape located in southern Idaho. The lava field is comprised of about 60 lava flows and 25 cones. Inferno cone is one of the most dramatic of these cones.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Idaho

date approved: 1/25/2008

last visited: 6/10/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceLetchworth State Park Gorge/River Valley

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Letchworth State Park, New York - the Grand Canyon of the East.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Szuchie

location: New York

date approved: 1/18/2008

last visited: 9/26/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceMeandro de La Cabrera

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Meandro abandonado por estrangulamiento (neck cutt-off) erosivo entre los arcos del mismo.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member monticola

location: Spain

date approved: 12/31/2007

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceTonto Natural Bridge

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The Tonto Natural Bridge is the world’s largest natural travertine bridge. An entrance fee is required. Pets are not allowed on the trails.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2

location: Arizona

date approved: 12/8/2007

last visited: 1/1/2015

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