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Places of Geologic SignificanceLe massif des Calanques - Cassis, France

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The marker on the Massif des Calanques is located at the Presqu'île of the Calanque de Port-Miou in the French commune of Cassis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

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

date approved: 1/17/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceVolcanic Dikes - Big Bend NP, TX, US

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Located in Big Bend National park along Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Crazy4horses

location: Texas

date approved: 1/9/2017

last visited: 1/10/2017

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Places of Geologic SignificanceCarter Caves - Rock Fracture - Carter Caves SP, KY, US

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This Rock Fracture is located on the box canyon trail. On the State Park map it is referenced as Wind Tunnel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Crazy4horses

location: Kentucky

date approved: 1/7/2017

last visited: 1/7/2017

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Places of Geologic SignificanceGlencairn Fault - Natural Bridge State Park., KY, US

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Glencairn Fault located on the east side of Kentucky State Highway 11, just south of Natural Bridge State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Crazy4horses

location: Kentucky

date approved: 1/7/2017

last visited: 1/7/2017

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Places of Geologic SignificanceChimney Top Rock - Red River Gorge Geological Area, KY, US

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Located in Red River gorge geological area on Chimney Top Trail #235

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Crazy4horses

location: Kentucky

date approved: 1/4/2017

last visited: 1/4/2017

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Places of Geologic SignificanceCarter Cave Box Canyon - Carter Caves SP, KY, US

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Located on Box Canyon Trail Carter Caves SP

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Crazy4horses

location: Kentucky

date approved: 1/4/2017

last visited: 1/4/2017

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSanta Elena Canyon - Big Bend National Park, TX, US

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Santa Elena Canyon is one of the most famous landmarks of the Big Bend National Park. It is visible from over 10 miles away, and can be seen, if unobstructed, from almost any location in the park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Crazy4horses

location: Texas

date approved: 12/30/2016

last visited: 12/31/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceFelsenmeer, Lautertal, Germany

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Die runden Felsen in diesem Meer sind ein Ergebnis der Wollsackverwitterung *** The rocks in this ocean ("rock ocean" = Felsenmeer [German] = blocks of all sizes) are a result from Spheroidal Weathering

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 4spring

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 12/21/2016

last visited: 9/27/2014

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Places of Geologic SignificanceParkfield Bridge - Parkfield, CA

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The bridge was featured on the History channel during a documentary about the San Andreas Fault. I even created an earthcache about the bridge and the forces that play here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/19/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificancePotholes in Ogulin - Ogulin, Croatia

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Potholes in Ogulin, Croatia created by River Dobra.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GCEdo

location: Croatia

date approved: 12/18/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceLake Tahoe: The Geology - Memorial Point Scenic Overlook

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A few interpretive displays describe the geology of Lake Tahoe at Memorial Point Scenic Overlook.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/17/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceWhite Sands National Monument - Alamogordo, NM

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The White Sands National Monument in New Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: New Mexico

date approved: 12/17/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceWasp Head, NSW, Australia

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Wasp Head, on the southern coast of New South Wales, has good examples of fossilised worm burrows.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 11/7/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceCinder Hills Overlook - Sunset Crater National Monument, AZ

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Sunset Crater is the youngest in a string of volcanoes (the San Francisco volcanic field) that is related to the nearby San Francisco Peaks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/1/2016

last visited: 4/28/2002

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Places of Geologic SignificanceUpheaval Dome - Canyonlands National Park, UT

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In an area approximately three miles (5 km) across, rock layers are dramatically deformed. In the center, the rocks are pushed up into a circular structure called a dome, or an anticline.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Utah

date approved: 10/27/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificancePaleokarst - Urkut, Hungary

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Paleokarst formation near Urkut in Hungary.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GCEdo

location: Veszprém, Hungary

date approved: 10/22/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceVela Draga - Istria, Croatia

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Vela Draga is geological natural monument in Istria, Croatia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GCEdo

location: Croatia

date approved: 10/20/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceHow Zion Canyon was Formed - Zion National Park - Springdale, UT

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This is an National Park Service interpretive panel located near the Temple of Sinawava explaining the origin of Zion Canyon and the formation of the Narrows.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Utah

date approved: 10/19/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceTamina Gorge - Bad Ragaz, Switzerland

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Beautiful gorge of the Tamina River near Bad Ragaz in Switzerland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GCEdo

location: Ostschweiz (SG/SH/TG/AI/AR/GL), Switzerland

date approved: 10/19/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificancePhyllite in Kogelberg - Styria, Austria

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Nice examples of phyllite outcrops at slopes of Kogelberg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GCEdo

location: Steiermark, Austria

date approved: 10/19/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceBadlands National Park - Interior, SD

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Badlands National Park is a gallery of deposition cycles over millions of years.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Telomere

location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/13/2016

last visited: 12/13/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceLoess-Paleosol Sequences in Ilok, Croatia

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This nice example of loess-paleosol sequences is located in Ilok, Croatia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GCEdo

location: Croatia

date approved: 10/11/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceCalcareous Sinter - Waldegg, Austria

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This nice example of calcareous sinter is located in Waldegg an der Piesting in Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GCEdo

location: Niederösterreich, Austria

date approved: 10/11/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceCezlakite - Cezlak, Slovenia

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Rocky outcrop of cezlakite near village Cezlak in Slovenia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GCEdo

location: Slovenia

date approved: 10/11/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceHegyestu Geological Site - Monoszlo, Hungary

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Hegyestu Geological Site is located near Monoszlo in Veszprem County in Hungary.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GCEdo

location: Veszprém, Hungary

date approved: 10/10/2016

last visited: never

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