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Places of Geologic SignificanceBlyde River Canyon - Mpumalanga, South Africa

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The Blyde River Canyon is a significant natural feature of South Africa, located in Mpumalanga, and forming the northern part of the Drakensberg escarpment.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Mpumalanga, South Africa

date approved: 11/17/2013

last visited: 4/7/2017

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Places of Geologic SignificanceCastle Crags - Castle Crags State Park - California

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A vista point within Castle Crags State Park (fees apply) offer spectacular views of Castle Crags, a rocky outcrop made of solid granite.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: California

date approved: 11/3/2013

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSpring Fed Burney Falls - CA

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Burney Falls is an excellent example of a rare spring fed waterfall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: California

date approved: 10/26/2013

last visited: 9/13/2013

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Places of Geologic SignificanceIllinois River Sandstone Bluffs, Starved Rock State Park - Utica, IL

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The 100 ft high sandstone bluffs in Starved Rock and other area state parks were carved by glacial melt waters further north - in weeks by the Kankakee Torrent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/22/2013

last visited: 10/22/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceOrrido Gorge - Bellano, Province Lecco, Lombardia, Italy

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The Orrido Gorge in Bellano.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tharandter

location: Lombardia, Italy

date approved: 10/11/2013

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceKalktuff - Ramsau, Lk. Berchtesgadener Land, Bayern, D

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Eine Kalktuff-Terasse bei Berchtesgaden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tharandter

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 10/10/2013

last visited: 9/24/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSunstone Mines Free Digging Area

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Free (BLM) area for digging Oregon's Gemstone: Sunstones.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hankpac

location: Oregon

date approved: 10/5/2013

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceHanauma Bay Nature Preserve - Oahu, HI, USA

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The beach at Hanauma Bay is a popular tourist attraction on the southeast coast of Oahu. Formed inside a volcanic cone, it provides a sanctuary for marine life, making this cove an excellent location for swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Hawaii

date approved: 10/5/2013

last visited: 9/13/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceUmtanum Ridge - Yakima Canyon Road, WA

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Plaque gives an explanation on the formation of these hills.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The 2 Newlyweds

location: Washington

date approved: 9/20/2013

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceGletschergarten - Schneizlreuth, Lk. Berchtesgadener Land, Bayern, D

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Der Gletschergarten an der deutschen Alpenstraße in Schneizlreuth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tharandter

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 9/20/2013

last visited: 10/9/2015

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Places of Geologic SignificanceFrontier Sandstone

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This geological formation has been exposed along a stretch of Utah Highway 44 south of Manila, Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 9/18/2013

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceBaxter Shale (Mancos Shale)

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This geological formation has been exposed along a stretch of Utah Highway 44 just to the south of Manila, Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 9/18/2013

last visited: 5/30/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceUinta Mountain Group

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This geological formation has been exposed along a stretch of Utah Highway 44 south of Manila, Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 9/18/2013

last visited: 5/30/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceFrontier Sandstone

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This geological formation 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: 9/18/2013

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceBaxter Shale (Mancos Shale)

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This geological formation 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: 9/18/2013

last visited: 5/30/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceNugget Sandstone

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This geological formation 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: 9/18/2013

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 in the Ashley National Forest south of Flaming Gorge Dam in northeastern Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 9/18/2013

last visited: 6/26/2017

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Places of Geologic SignificanceHumbug Formation

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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 in northeastern Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 9/18/2013

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceRound Valley Limestone

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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: 9/18/2013

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceWeber Sandstone

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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: 9/18/2013

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificancePark City Formation

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 9/17/2013

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceGartra Member (Chinle Group)

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 9/17/2013

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceChinle Formation

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 9/17/2013

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceNugget Sandstone

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 9/17/2013

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceCarmel Formation

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 9/17/2013

last visited: never

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