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Places of Geologic SignificanceCliffs of Moher - Ireland

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Standing 214m (702 feet) at their highest point, the Cliffs of Moher stretch for 8 kilometres (5 miles) along the Atlantic coast of County Clare in the west of Ireland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member buffalohiker

location: Munster, Ireland

date approved: 7/15/2016

last visited: 6/18/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceGruber-Stein - Steyregg, Austria

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Gruber-Stein is protected natural monument in Upper Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GCEdo

location: Oberösterreich, Austria

date approved: 7/13/2016

last visited: 6/25/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceEl Elegante Crater at El Pinacate y Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve, Mexico

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The El Elegante Crater is one of three volcanic craters in the El Pinacate y Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GT.US

location: Sonora, Mexico

date approved: 6/22/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSifton Bog - London, Ontario

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A bog created by a glacier.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Keldar5

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/18/2016

last visited: 6/19/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificancePannonian Sea Fossils in Hum Zabocki, Croatia

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Sediments with fossils from Pannonian Sea in Hum Zabocki in Croatia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GCEdo

location: Croatia

date approved: 6/7/2016

last visited: 6/4/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceBalancing Rock - Long Island, Nova Scotia

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Balancing Rock is an immense basalt column, approximately four feet wide and twenty feet tall, that stands alone after many like it have dropped back into the sea and the earth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougandSandra

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 6/1/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceTrasshöhlenweg - Andernach - RLP - Germany

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Trasshöhlen im Brohltal

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 5/8/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic Significance'Blue Cliff' - Förbau/Germany/BY

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--D-- Serpentinithärtling bei Förbau! --EN--Geoöogical place of significance "Blue Cliff" next to Förbau, Germany!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member *Team Krombaer*

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 5/8/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceYosemite Valley - Yosemite National Park, CA

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Yosemite Valley was carved by thousands of years of glacial ice and floods. The formation of this canyon was debated by John Muir.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 5/4/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceGlacial erratic - Zawady, Poland

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This 12 m long, 8,5 m wide and 3 m high block of sandstone in Zawady is Poland's 2nd largest glacial erratic. It is placed in the hole carved by the glacier, overgrown by bushes. It can be approached by technical road along the railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GeoLog81

location: Mazowieckie, Poland

date approved: 5/2/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceCalaveras Fault Creep - Hollister, CA

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Possibly one of the most famous fault offsets in the world. It's amazing that people live literally, not figuratively right above an active fault. Given a few years, the damage and offset of the fault can be seen. These houses won't last much longer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/23/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceStornetta /Mendocino Coast - CA

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Point Arena lighthouse was affected by the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. This would be the fartherest northern point of the San Andreas Fault.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 4/17/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceFire Canyon - Overton, NV

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One of the most visited places in Valley of Fire, is also where Captain Kirk died in Star Trek: Generations.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Nevada

date approved: 4/1/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSilica Dome - Overton, NV

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One of the most visited places in Valley of Fire, is also where Captain Kirk died in Star Trek: Generations.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Nevada

date approved: 4/1/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceZabriskie Point - Furnace Creek, CA

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One of the most famous viewpoints in Death Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/1/2016

last visited: 3/6/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceThe Dell - Clifton Springs, Victoria

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A natural ampitheatre created by a series of landslides

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 4/1/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceZion Canyon - Springdale, UT

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Millions of years of erosion from the Virgin River, and you get Zion Canyon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Utah

date approved: 3/28/2016

last visited: 7/26/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceBurning Mountain, Wingen, NSW, Australia

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When European settlers came through this region in the 1820s, they incorrectly thought that this was a smouldering volcano. It is actually a coal seam that is slowly burning underground.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 3/19/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceWollsackverwitterung am Hochstein - Bayern - Germany

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Impressive rock formation next to the walking track towards the "Hochstein" Beeindruckende Felsformation neben dem Fußweg zum Hochstein

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member McGreifer

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 2/22/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificancePunaluu Black Sand Beach - Punaluu, HI

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This Beach is famous for it's black sand here. It is one of only a few beaches in the world that have black sand.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Hawaii

date approved: 2/14/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceLes Sables du cul du Chien, Noisy sur Ecole, Seine et Marne, France

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Mer de sable du stampien / Sand Sea Stampian

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gâtinaise

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 2/14/2016

last visited: 2/22/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceYehliu Geopark - Wanli District, Taiwan

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Yehliu promontory is located in the north east of Taiwan close to the coastal town of Keelung (Chilung). It is a geopark and it stretches for a distance of around 1.7km, in a north east direction, out to sea. Erosion has left amazing results.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Taiwan

date approved: 2/6/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceDer Wilde Stein, Büdingen - Hessen - Germany

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Wilder Stein, A Place of Geologic Significance nearly Büdingen

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jotheonly

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 2/5/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceHöllhooge - Rheinfelden, BW, Germany

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Höllhooge (Hell's Hook) is a rock formation east of the city center of German Rheinfelden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 1/22/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceGeological Organs - Bossart, BY, Germany

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These are so-called "Geological Organs" although may not actually play "music". They are located in "Bossarts" near Memmingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member [somnambulist]

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 1/22/2016

last visited: never

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