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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 Regular 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: 5/12/2004

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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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Places of Geologic SignificanceLandscape Features from Mt. Cadillac - Bar Harbor, ME

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From the top of Mount Cadillac, you have great views of the large geological forces that took place to shape the landscape, including volcanic, glacial, and erosional.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maine

date approved: 12/19/2015

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceAgassiz Rock Formation - Route 1A - Ellsworth, ME

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This humble slab of light colored ledge was featured in Prof. Agassiz' work that provided the evidence that thousands of feet of glaciers, not a great deluge, scraped and formed the landscape.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maine

date approved: 12/19/2015

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSchoodic Head - Acadia National Park - Winter Harbor, ME

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The rock outcrops along the ocean on this head alternate dark and light colors where the younger, darker basalt intruded older, lighter granite.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maine

date approved: 12/16/2015

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSand Beach - Acadia National Park - Bar Harbor, ME

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Sand Beach on the southeast side of Mt. Desert Island is unusual in that 70% of the 'sand' is shell fragments.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maine

date approved: 12/16/2015

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceTectonic Window Oberkirch - Zullwil, SO, Switzerland

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The plateau of Oberkirch is the only known tectonic window in the northern Jurassic Range.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 12/11/2015

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificancePikritaufschluß am Steinbühl bei Naila- 95119 Naila/Germany/ BY

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--D-- Pikritaufschluß am Steinbühl bei Naila! --EN--Geoöogical highpoint "Pikrit" next to Naila, Germany!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member *Team Krombaer*

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 11/21/2015

last visited: never

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