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Places of Geologic SignificanceUinta Fault Zone

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This fault zone has been exposed along a stretch of Utah Highway 44 south of Manila, Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 9/13/2013

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceDakota Formation

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This geological formation has been exposed along a stretch of US Highway 191 in Steinaker State Park north of Vernal, Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 9/13/2013

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceBishop Conglomerate

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This geological formation has been exposed along a stretch of US Highway 191 in the Ashley National Forest north of Red Fleet State Park north of Vernal, Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 9/9/2013

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceUinta Fault Zone

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This fault zone has been exposed along a stretch of US Highway 191 northwest of Dutch John, Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 9/9/2013

last visited: 5/30/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceMancos Shale

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This geological formation has been exposed along a stretch of US Highway 191 in Steinaker State Park north of Vernal, Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 9/3/2013

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceUinta Mountain Group

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This geological formation has been exposed along a stretch of US Highway 191 near Dutch John, Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 9/3/2013

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSea Caves

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Here you can see a wonderful place of the geology of cyprus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member white-star

location: Cyprus

date approved: 9/1/2013

last visited: 6/6/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSea Caves - Bay of Fundy

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Sea Caves on the Bay of Fundy is a UNESCO Fundy Biosphere Reserve. It is found near Saint Martins, New Brunswick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member buffalohiker

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 8/25/2013

last visited: 7/17/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceThe Wissahickon Gorge - Philadelphia, PA

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One of the most beautiful, natural places highlighted w/ vernacular structures can be found inside of all places, the city limits of Philadelphia. Cascading waters, WPA structures, & geologic formations & unlimited rocks make this a place a must see.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/17/2013

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceFROSTERLEY MARBLE

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Frosterley Marble is a unique and fascinating stone found in a thin layer through much of Weardale in Durham

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member broadoak2006

location: Northeast England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/3/2013

last visited: 2/2/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceTafoni Caves - Woodside, CA

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Tafoni caves at El Corte de Madera Creek Open Space Preserve.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/3/2013

last visited: 2/6/2015

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Places of Geologic SignificanceDevil's Den - Gettysburg, PA

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Devil's Den is the most sought after piece of real estate for kids, ghost hunters, Civil War buffs and re-enactors. From the air it looks like the bones of a foot. From the ground, it is a gigantic, jumbled mass of boulders.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/23/2013

last visited: 11/20/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSt. Anna-Loch - Rheinfelden, BW, Germany

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A deep hole in the river with strong eddies at a tectonic plate boundary.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 7/18/2013

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceEl Torcal de Antequera - Spain

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A great place to see Karstic formations and landscape.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tofixe

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 7/12/2013

last visited: 6/20/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceThe Great Dune of Pyla - La Teste-de-Buch, France

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The Great Dune of Pyla is located 60 km south-west from Bordeaux in La Teste-de-Buch in the Arcachon Bay area, France. It was listed as a “Grand National Site” in 1978.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Aquitaine, France

date approved: 7/1/2013

last visited: 4/25/2010

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Places of Geologic SignificanceNeskowin Ghost Forest - Oregon

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A forest of Sitka Spruce stumps exposed in beach south of Proposal Rock at Neskowin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: Oregon

date approved: 6/25/2013

last visited: 7/11/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceLa tourelle, Gaspésie, Québec

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Monolithe de la petite Tourelle, situé en Gaspésie.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member poildecarot

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 5/23/2013

last visited: 11/17/2013

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Places of Geologic SignificanceColorado Plateau - Grand Staircase

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The Grand Staircase of the Colorado Plateau starts at the Grand Canyon and proceeds northward and upward 6,000 feet in a series of steps to the Pink Cliffs above Bryce Canyon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 5/6/2013

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceDevils Golf Course - Death Valley National Park, CA, USA

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The marker at the Devils Golf Course indicate that these strange formations are actually a large salt pan that is constantly changing. It is located in Death Valley National Park in California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: California

date approved: 4/9/2013

last visited: 3/5/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceBohlenwand - 07318 Saalfeld - Thüringen - Deutschland

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Der berühmte Saalfelder Bohlen! Exiting Bohlen near Saalfeld!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member *Team Krombaer*

location: Thüringen, Germany

date approved: 3/12/2013

last visited: 10/25/2015

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Places of Geologic SignificanceMiner's Castle - Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore -MI

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A 42 mile stretch of lakeshore along Lake Superior in the Upper Penisula of Michigan. Miner's Castle is on focal point of the cliffs and sand dunes.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Michigan

date approved: 3/1/2013

last visited: 7/14/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceMono Craters

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This Inyo National Forest sign explaining the significance of volcanic activity in the vicinity of Mono Lake is located in a turnout on the southeast side of California Highway 158 about 1.1 miles southwest of the junction with US Highway 395.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 2/26/2013

last visited: 10/3/2015

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Places of Geologic SignificanceVolcanoes of the Never Summer Mountains

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This interpretive sign about the Never Summer Mountains is located in a turnout on the southwest side of Trail Ridge Road (US Highway 34) a short distance southwest of the Alpine Visitor Center of Rocky Mountain National Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/7/2013

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceGlacial Cirque

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You can get a close-up view of this glacial cirque from the observation deck at the Alpine Visitor Center in Rocky Mountain National Park near the high point of Trail Ridge Road (US Highway 34).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/7/2013

last visited: 12/26/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceLayer Cake Hill - Kelowna, BC

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Seemingly unique in the world, this volcanic mountain shows unique layering of a type that has not been seen anywhere else.50.193

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/7/2013

last visited: 3/1/2014

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