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Places of Geologic SignificanceThe Pinnacles, near Columbia, Missouri

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The Pinnacles are an eroded ridgeline, created by two parallel streams, the Silver Fork Creek and the Kelly Creek. The Pinnacle Youth Park which contains the Pinnacles is located approx. 14 miles north of Interstate 70, just off Hwy 63.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member deverojm

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/4/2013

last visited: 5/8/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceMorrison Formation - Morrison, CO

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This is one of the best scientifically interpreted and easy to walk areas of the Morrison Formation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/2/2013

last visited: 6/3/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceTower Rock, also known as the Grand Tower. Wittenberg, Missouri

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Tower Rock is a rock formation and landmark island in the Mississippi River, in Perry County, Missouri, near the town of Wittenberg, Missouri, and across the river from Grand Tower, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member deverojm

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/2/2013

last visited: 6/17/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceTeufelsschlucht, Irrel, Germany

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Bizzare Felsenlandschaft mit engen Schluchten und interessanten Felsformationen / a weird rock scenery, with deep columns and curios rock formations - the devil's gorge

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cacher.ella

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 1/27/2013

last visited: 8/3/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificancePorphyrfächer - Lk. Sächs. Schweiz-Osterzgebirge, Sachsen, D

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Der einzigartige Porphyrfächer im Tharandter Wald.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tharandter

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 1/9/2013

last visited: 3/30/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceTodra Gorge, Tinerhir, Atlas Mountains, Morocco

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A breathtaking part of the Atlas Mountains

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Morocco

date approved: 1/3/2013

last visited: 11/8/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceGeologische Wand Kampmannbrücke, Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen

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The outcrop Geologische Wand Kampmannbrücke

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 1/2/2013

last visited: 6/2/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceKaser Steinstuben - Lk. Rottal-Inn, Bayern, D

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Ein Blockstrom an den Kaser Steinstuben.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tharandter

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 12/30/2012

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceRock Edge - Oxford, England

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The rocks and fossils revelead in this disused quarry tell a fascinating story of what Oxford and the surrounding area was like 155 million years ago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/29/2012

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceCastil de Tierra, Bardenas Reales, Navarra

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A geologically interesting area in Navarra, Spain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Comunidad Foral de Navarra, Spain

date approved: 12/23/2012

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceBasaltbruch Ascherhübel - Lk. Sächs. Schweiz-Osterzgebirge, Sachsen, D

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Der Basaltbruch am Ascherhübel im Tharandter Wald.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tharandter

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 12/8/2012

last visited: 9/27/2013

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Places of Geologic SignificanceMøns Klint - Borre, Møn, Denmark

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The gleaming white chalk cliffs at Møns Klint, rise 420 ft (128m) above the Baltic Sea, in southeast Denmark. The cliffs were created about 5000 years ago when centuries of calcareous deposits of seashells were lifted from the ocean floor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Denmark

date approved: 12/6/2012

last visited: 5/27/2010

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Places of Geologic SignificanceDevil's Bridge Gorges - Rhône-Alpes, France

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The Devil's Bridge Gorges in the Valley of the Dranse de Morzine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tharandter

location: Rhône-Alpes, France

date approved: 12/6/2012

last visited: 8/8/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceAlofa'aga blowholes, Samoa

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The Alofa’aga blowholes, also known as the Taga Blowholes, are one of the best examples of blowholes in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Spindoctors

location: Samoa

date approved: 12/6/2012

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceBryce Canyon, Utah

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Bryce Canyon National Park is in Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Utah

date approved: 11/22/2012

last visited: 5/13/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceStrudeltopf - Zscherregrund, Lk. Sächs. Schweiz-Osterzgebirge, Sachsen, D

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Der Strudeltopf im Zscherregrund.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tharandter

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 11/22/2012

last visited: 7/5/2013

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Places of Geologic SignificanceBarbarine - Lk. Sächs. Schweiz-Osterzgebirge, Sachsen, D

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Die Barbarine im Pfaffenstein.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tharandter

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 11/21/2012

last visited: 7/3/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceUttewalder Grund / Zscherregrund - Lk. Sächs. Schweiz-Osterzgebirge, Sachsen, D

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Der Uttewalder Grund trifft hier auf den Zscherregrund.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tharandter

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 11/21/2012

last visited: 5/14/2012

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Places of Geologic SignificanceGrand Canyon North Rim

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The North Rim of the Grand Canyon is about 1000 feet higher than the South Rim, leading to differences in the exposed strata in this part of the National Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/21/2012

last visited: 8/31/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceFucoidal Quartzite, Logan Canyon, Utah

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This wayside stop provides a look at an interesting Fucoidal (fossil) quartzite.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Utah

date approved: 11/17/2012

last visited: 9/2/2013

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Places of Geologic SignificanceGrand Canyon of the Colorado

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The Grand Canyon is a truly fascinating place to view many eons of geological history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/11/2012

last visited: 11/20/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificancePillow Rocks – Ely, MN

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This historic 15’ rock outcrop is a wonderful example of Ely greenstone, a “rare ellipsoidal lava flow formed beneath primeval seas 2.7 billion years ago.”

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 11/2/2012

last visited: 9/21/2013

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Places of Geologic SignificanceThe Bare and Bended Arm, Geology of Cape Cod - Wellfleet, MA

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This sign near the edge of the sand bluff facing the Atlantic Ocean discusses the geology of Cape Cod at a vantage point where you can view much of the lower cape topolography.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/16/2012

last visited: 5/17/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceHepburn's Mesa

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The Hepburn's Mesa interpretive sign is located in the Emigrant highway rest area on the east side of US Highway 89 between Emigrant and Corwin Springs, Montana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Montana

date approved: 10/15/2012

last visited: 6/29/2015

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Places of Geologic SignificanceVictoria Falls - Victoria falls, Zimbabwe

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Amazing wonderful waterfall, and gorge on the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Zimbabwe

date approved: 10/5/2012

last visited: 9/9/1993

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