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Places of Geologic SignificanceDie Scheidegger Wasserfälle - Scheidegg, BY, Germany

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Die Scheidegger Wasserfälle ....The Waterfalls of Scheidegg

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jotheonly

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 11/2/2018

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic Significance"Pothole" on the 138

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The Earth scientists, who study rivers and streams, define a pothole as a smooth, bowl-shaped or cylindrical hollow, generally deeper than wide, found carved into the rocky bed of a watercourse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member davidb1957

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 9/15/2018

last visited: 10/23/2018

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Places of Geologic SignificanceGlacial striations in St. George

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Glacial striations are scratches or gouges cut into bedrock by glacial abrasion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member davidb1957

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 9/15/2018

last visited: 10/23/2018

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Places of Geologic SignificanceLas Trampas Geology - San Ramon, CA

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A sign about the geology of Las Trampas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/27/2018

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceDevil's Homestead - Tulelake, CA

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A lava bed at Lava Beds National Monument.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/23/2018

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceMogollon Rim - Sitgreaves National Forest, AZ

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The Mogollon Rim, also known as the Tonto Rim, crosses central Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member rjmcdonough1

location: Arizona

date approved: 8/17/2018

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceFossilized Steam - Crater Lake, OR

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A sign about the rock formation caused by steam.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Oregon

date approved: 8/17/2018

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceRippelmarken am Gymnicher Porz - Altenahr, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

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A piece of petrified seabed with ripple marks on the way to Are Castle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member argus1972

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 8/17/2018

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSnow Canyon State Park - St. George, UT

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A large state park just north west of St. George and I-15. The above coordinates are for the visitor center and campground.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Utah

date approved: 8/5/2018

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceMigmatitic rock outcrop - Kaivopuisto Park - Helsinki, Finland

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Migmatitic rock outcrop, Kaivopuisto Park, Helsinki. The grey gneiss and intruding granitic dykes were created by a continental collision nearly 2 billion years ago. There is also an erratic rapakivi granite boulder deposited during the last ice age.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Finland

date approved: 6/24/2018

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificancePinto Mountain Fault - Joshua Tree, CA

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Located next to the Oasis Visitor Center within Joshua Tree National Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/8/2018

last visited: 6/8/2018

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Places of Geologic SignificanceGlacial Lake Agassiz - Morden, Manitoba, Canada

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A sign explaining the significance and extent of Glacial Lake Agassiz

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PM8

location: Manitoba, Canada

date approved: 6/8/2018

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceGlacial Lake Agassiz - Miami, Manitoba, Canada

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A sign explaining the significance and extent of Glacial Lake Agassiz

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PM8

location: Manitoba, Canada

date approved: 6/8/2018

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceGosang's Tunnel - Currarong, NSW

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Gosang's Tunnel is an unusual natural formation located within the sedimentary sandstone structures of the Beecroft Peninsula near Currarong.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 5/24/2018

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceRocks in Skrovad - Skrovad - Czech Republic

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A sandstone rocks near Skrovad (part of Slatinany).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hertogh

location: Pardubický kraj, Czechia

date approved: 5/22/2018

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificancePli anticlinal- Saint Julien en Beauchêne- Hautes Alpes- PACA- France

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Les plis disharmoniques de Saint-Julien-en-Beauchêne, Hautes Alpes

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SISABIEL

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

date approved: 5/14/2018

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic Significancemirador de la Hoz - Corduente Spain

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the viewpoint of the Hoz el mirador de la Hoz

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

date approved: 5/11/2018

last visited: 7/20/2018

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Places of Geologic SignificanceAnticlinal fold - Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia

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A geological feature beside a road

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 5/11/2018

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceFalaises de flysch marno-calcaires de Socoa - France

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Ces constituent d'exceptionnels affleurements du fait de leur évolution continuelle sous l'effet de l'érosion océanique. These are exceptional outcrops due to their continuous evolution under the effect of ocean erosion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 5/9/2018

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceMonoliths - Île Quarry, Québec

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These monoliths are located in the Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve. // Ces monolithes sont situés dans la réserve de parc national de l'Archipel-de-Mingan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 4/1/2018

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceHulme Quarry National Nature Reserve - Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, UK.

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Hulme Quarry located at Park Hall Country Park in Weston Coyney, is a disused quarry designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest because it is a key site in understanding the Triassic environment in both a regional and national context.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/1/2018

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceNeponset River Gorge - Boston-Milton, MA

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The Neponset River has slowly worn through layers of sedimentary and metamorphic rock over millions of years to create this passage before it makes its final run to the harbor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/29/2018

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceThe Sherman Mountains -- I-80 at Tree Rock, Buford WY

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The Sherman Mountains are formed by fascinating geological forces

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/23/2018

last visited: 6/27/2009

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Places of Geologic SignificanceThe Gangplank -- I-80 frontage road near Buford WY

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A Wyoming historical marker about the formation known as "The Gangplank" along the I-80 in Buford WY

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/23/2018

last visited: 6/27/2009

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Places of Geologic SignificanceHamerske vrasy (wrinkles)

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[EN]An interesting place with geological development that is very well visible... [CZ]Zajímavé místo s geologickým vývojem který je velmi dobre viditelný...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DrakMrak

location: Jihomoravský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 2/16/2018

last visited: 7/6/2018

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