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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 Regular 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 Regular 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: 10/24/2004

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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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Places of Geologic SignificanceKletterwand Baierbrunn - Munic, Bayern, Germany

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Kletterwand Baierbrunn - Munic, Bayern, Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member luzzi-reloaded

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 10/1/2012

last visited: 7/24/2011

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Places of Geologic SignificanceObersee - Lk. Berchtesgadener Land, Bayern, D

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Der durch einen Bergsturz entstandene Obersee im Nationalpark Berchtesgaden. / The Lake Obersee was created by a massive landslide.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tharandter

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 10/1/2012

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceTartscher Bühel - Tartsch, Italy

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Tartscher Bühel - Tartsch, Italy

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member luzzi-reloaded

location: Trentino–Alto Adige , Italy

date approved: 9/26/2012

last visited: 5/31/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificancePoint Reyes Peninsula, California

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The San Andreas fault line runs through the Olema Valley, stretching from Bolinas Lagoon in the south to Tomales Bay in the north end. Point Reyes peninsula resides on the Pacific Plate to the west, which is moving north at the rate of 1 inch a year.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 9/19/2012

last visited: 3/1/2015

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSeven Sisters ~ Valley of Fire State Park

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The Seven Sisters are columns of red sandstone left standing in a group after erosion has had its effects over thousands of years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Nevada

date approved: 9/14/2012

last visited: 4/30/2013

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Places of Geologic SignificanceThe Pillars of Rome - Rome, Oregon

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The Pillars of Rome, a geologic formation in Malheur County, Oregon

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 9/9/2012

last visited: 9/2/2007

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Places of Geologic SignificanceHeldburger Gangschar - THR / GER

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Geologischer Aufschluß in 98663 Bad Colberg-Heldburg LK. HBN / Thüringen/ Deutschland Geo. Significance in South-thuringia, Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member *Team Krombaer*

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 9/3/2012

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceIlhéu de Vila Franca do Campo

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The islet is a volcanic cone of hidromagmatic origin, that resulted from an underwater eruption, surtesian type . The islet is now much dismantled by marine erosion, tectonic movements and differential settlement.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member netuseraz

location: Arquipélago dos Açores, Portugal

date approved: 8/25/2012

last visited: 5/6/2013

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Places of Geologic SignificanceKvitskriuprestin - near Otta, Norway

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Natural pillars formed by soil erosion in valley of Uta river. The name means "white-clad priests".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member haggaeus

location: Oppland, Norway

date approved: 8/22/2012

last visited: 7/11/2010

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Places of Geologic SignificanceWhite Quartz Cliff - Diamond Cove, Rose Blanche, Newfoundland

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Cliffs of white quartz.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CrazyDiamond709

location: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

date approved: 8/20/2012

last visited: 7/10/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceLos Trancos Fault Trail - Palo Alto, CA

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At Los Trancos Open Space Preserve you can see the fault line left by the 1906 earthquake.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/16/2012

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceChälengrabenschlucht - Hofstetten, SO, Switzerland

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Chälengrabenschlucht is a gorge south of Hofstetten.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 8/11/2012

last visited: never

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