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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: 7/19/2013

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Places of Geologic SignificancePlug of hardened magma - Sigiriya - Sri Lanka

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Here we can see the rest of a plug of hardened magma of a eroded volcano for a long time

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member franketmuriel

location: Sri Lanka

date approved: 2/9/2018

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceBrown End Quarry - Waterhouses, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK.

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Brown End Quarry located at Waterhouses is a disused quarry designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest because it demonstrates a particular type of limestone not seen in many locations in the Peak District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/25/2018

last visited: 7/3/2017

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Places of Geologic SignificanceKreideküste auf Rügen - Sassnitz, M.-V., Deutschland

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Kreideküste auf der Halbinsel Jasmund - Rügen

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

date approved: 12/22/2017

last visited: 9/3/2013

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Places of Geologic SignificanceShiprock - Palm Springs, CA

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A plaque about the rock formation in Palm Spring, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 12/3/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceRelict of the ancient seas - Podhura - Czech Republic

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The relict of the ancients seas near Podhura not far from Chrudim.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hertogh

location: Pardubický kraj, Czechia

date approved: 11/19/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceEclogite - Tri Dvory - Czech Republic

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A small abandoned eclogite quarry near small village Tri Dvory. / Opuštený lomek ve skalním suku vycnívajícím vysoko nad okolní krystalické podloží, obklopeném kvartérními sedimenty.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hertogh

location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 11/17/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceKuneticka hora - Raby - Czech Republic

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Kunetická hora is a characteristic feature of the eastern part of Czech Elbe, created by tertiary activities of the earth.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hertogh

location: Pardubický kraj, Czechia

date approved: 11/17/2017

last visited: 9/8/2017

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Places of Geologic SignificancePetrified Sea Garden - Saratoga Springs, New York

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an area of ancient stromatolites in a Cambrian rock layer located in Saratoga Springs, New York

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: New York

date approved: 11/4/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceVersteinerte Rippelmarken im Langfigtal, Altenahr, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

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A big rock slab with fossilized ripple marks in the Langfigtal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member argus1972

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 10/12/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceThe Valley's Faults - Palm Springs, CA

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A plaque about the San Andreas Fault in Palm Springs, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/30/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceLe Colorado Provençal - Rustrel, Paca, France

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Le Colorado provençal ou ocres de Rustrel est un site semi-naturel, puisqu'il fut exploité depuis la fin du xviie siècle jusqu'en 1992 où le dernier ocrier prit sa retraite. Le site est situé sur la commune de Rustrel dans le département de Vaucluse

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YvesProvence

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

date approved: 8/28/2017

last visited: 8/11/2015

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Places of Geologic SignificanceOwl's Head Mountain Lookout - Groton State Forest - Peacham, VT

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The lookout provides great views of the landscape, hills made of granite of the Knox Mountain Pluton, and many lakes and kettle ponds formed from glacial forces.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Vermont

date approved: 8/27/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceBasalt-Sphäroid am Kutzenberg, Königswinter, NRW, Germany

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The basalt columns of this spheroid are aimed arched-shaped on a centre. Thus originates the impression of a rosette.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member argus1972

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 8/12/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceLes Demoiselles coiffées de Pontis et Sauze le Lac - Paca, France

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Les « demoiselles coiffées », situées à cheval sur les communes de Pontis et du Sauze

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YvesProvence

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

date approved: 8/10/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceLes Mourres - Forcalquier, Paca, France

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Les Rochers des Mourres sont une curiosité géologique située sur la commune de Forcalquier, dans les Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YvesProvence

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

date approved: 7/31/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceBasalt Columns - Lewiston, ID

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Basalt columns along the Snake River by Lewiston, ID.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Idaho

date approved: 7/13/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceLa coupe du Veryarc'h - Camaret - France

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Les paléoenvironnements marins de l'Ordovicien au Silurien à l'observation en pied de falaise dans l'anse du Veryac'h. The marine paleoenvironments of the Ordovician to the Silurian at the observation of foot of cliff in the cove of Veryac'h.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 7/13/2017

last visited: 9/4/2013

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Places of Geologic SignificanceHayward Fault Creep - Fremont, CA

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A great place to view an active fault creep, right in the middle of Fremont. You can also see my geo-mobile parked right on the fault as well.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 7/10/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificancePuerto de la Pena - Ajuy, Fuerteventura, Spain

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Puerto de la Pena at Ajuy, Fuerteventura.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Islas Canarias, Spain

date approved: 7/3/2017

last visited: 2/24/2017

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