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Places of Geologic SignificanceVersteinerte Rippelmarken im Langfigtal, Altenahr, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

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A big rock slab with fossilized ripple marks in the Langfigtal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member argus1972

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 10/12/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceThe Valley's Faults - Palm Springs, CA

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A plaque about the San Andreas Fault in Palm Springs, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/30/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceLe Colorado Provençal - Rustrel, Paca, France

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Le Colorado provençal ou ocres de Rustrel est un site semi-naturel, puisqu'il fut exploité depuis la fin du xviie siècle jusqu'en 1992 où le dernier ocrier prit sa retraite. Le site est situé sur la commune de Rustrel dans le département de Vaucluse

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YvesProvence

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 8/28/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceOwl's Head Mountain Lookout - Groton State Forest - Peacham, VT

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The lookout provides great views of the landscape, hills made of granite of the Knox Mountain Pluton, and many lakes and kettle ponds formed from glacial forces.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Vermont

date approved: 8/27/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceBasalt-Sphäroid am Kutzenberg, Königswinter, NRW, Germany

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The basalt columns of this spheroid are aimed arched-shaped on a centre. Thus originates the impression of a rosette.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member argus1972

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 8/12/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceLes Demoiselles coiffées de Pontis et Sauze le Lac - Paca, France

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Les « demoiselles coiffées », situées à cheval sur les communes de Pontis et du Sauze

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YvesProvence

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 8/10/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceLes Mourres - Forcalquier, Paca, France

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Les Rochers des Mourres sont une curiosité géologique située sur la commune de Forcalquier, dans les Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YvesProvence

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 7/31/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceBasalt Columns - Lewiston, ID

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Basalt columns along the Snake River by Lewiston, ID.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Idaho

date approved: 7/13/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceLa coupe du Veryarc'h - Camaret - France

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Les paléoenvironnements marins de l'Ordovicien au Silurien à l'observation en pied de falaise dans l'anse du Veryac'h. The marine paleoenvironments of the Ordovician to the Silurian at the observation of foot of cliff in the cove of Veryac'h.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 7/13/2017

last visited: 8/21/2017

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Places of Geologic SignificanceHayward Fault Creep - Fremont, CA

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A great place to view an active fault creep, right in the middle of Fremont. You can also see my geo-mobile parked right on the fault as well.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 7/10/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificancePuerto de la Pena - Ajuy, Fuerteventura, Spain

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Puerto de la Pena at Ajuy, Fuerteventura.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Islas Canarias, Spain

date approved: 7/3/2017

last visited: 2/24/2017

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Places of Geologic SignificanceOld Faithful - Yellowstone National Park, WY

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Old Faithful geyser.... one of the most predictable in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Wyoming

date approved: 6/29/2017

last visited: 10/13/2017

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Places of Geologic SignificanceAbert Rim - Oregon Geology - Lake County, OR

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A historical 'Beaver Board' located just of US 395 highlights the geological history of nearby Abert Rim.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Oregon

date approved: 6/15/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceArchibald Pothole -Archibald Pothole State Park, PA

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This glacial pothole is in Archibald Pothole State Park. It is free and open to the public. There is parking at the site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceLa Savane des pétrifications - Saint-Anne, Martinique

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[EN] La Savane des Petrifications is a 1km long stripped zone between two beaches of limestone, bio-detritic sand. [FR] La Savane des Pétrifications est une zone dénudée de 1km de longueur, entre deux plages de sable calcaire bio-détritique.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Martinique

date approved: 5/21/2017

last visited: 4/4/2017

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Places of Geologic SignificanceFindling aus dem Rhein - Brohl-Lützing - RLP - Germany

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Findling aus dem Rhein

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 5/19/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificancePortlock Point - Oahu, HI

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Just 10 minutes from downtown Honolulu, this dramatic shoreline bluff was created from layer upon layer of consolidated volcanic ash which was cemented together over time to form basaltic tuff, then eventually weathered by the ocean surf.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Hawaii

date approved: 5/19/2017

last visited: 4/11/2017

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Places of Geologic SignificanceFindlinge im Herman-Löns-Park - Hannover, Germany

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ice age boulders in the Herman-Löns-Park

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member me.toString

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 5/14/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceDrachenschlucht, Eisenach - Germany

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The "Drachenschlucht" is a 3km long gorge south of Eisenach.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member me.toString

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 5/11/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceDutch Creek Hoodoos - Fairmont, British Columbia

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These Hoodoos at Dutch Creek are along Kootenay Hwy./95 Hwy. There is a bridge at this location and a small pullout. A pedestrian walkway is on the north side of the bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 4/25/2017

last visited: 10/8/2005

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Places of Geologic SignificanceLava flow of 1669 - Monastery of San Nicolò l'Arena - Catania, Italy

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In 1669 the Etna eruption surrounded the city of Catania, widening the coast for more than 1 km, and the monastery too.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Sicilia, Italy

date approved: 4/9/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceDas Krufter Bachtal - Kretz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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Das Krufter Bachtal in der Pellenz.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 4/4/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceOrgelfelsen, Gernsbach, Germany

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Der Orgelfelsen besteht aus Granit / Forbachgranit. Aufgrund der Verwitterung bildeten sich längliche Felsspitzen, die wie Orgelpfeifen aussehen *** The rock consists of Forbach Granite. Its shape led to its name: pipe-organ rock

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 4spring

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 3/9/2017

last visited: 2/7/2017

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Places of Geologic SignificanceCuevas de Ajuy - IdC - Spain

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Cuevas de Ajuy

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Islas Canarias, Spain

date approved: 3/5/2017

last visited: 6/23/2017

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Places of Geologic SignificanceKilleaba Mound - Ramsey, Isle of Man

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Killeaba Mound is a glacial Drumlin in Ramsey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: Isle of Man

date approved: 2/26/2017

last visited: never

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