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Rosetta Stones

Rosetta Stones

Adventures in the good science of rock-breaking.

Angular Unconformkitty

(I figured I'd do a repost by way of introducing you to Geokittehs. Evelyn Mervine and I - okay, mostly Evelyn - have discovered cats make excellent geological models.

May 4, 2012 — Dana Hunter

A Landscape in a Hand Sample: To Settle

We began in fire. Let's quench that fire with a little water. Sedimentary rocks don't always form in water, mind, but many of them do. Sedimentary I'm cheating a little bit...

April 18, 2012 — Dana Hunter

The Real Heart of the Ocean

One hundred years ago, a ship sideswiped an iceberg on its way across the ocean, and the Titanic legend was born. Speaking of legend, James Cameron's film was so sweeping and dramatic that some folks think it must have been entirely fictional...

April 14, 2012 — Dana Hunter

My Most Important Geology Teacher

(This post first appeared on En Tequila Es Verdad. I republish it here for the handful of you who might have missed it there - I'd really like you to get to know Lockwood.

April 11, 2012 — Dana Hunter

A Landscape in a Hand Sample: "Of Fire"

Let's go back to basics for a bit. I've had a challenge thrown in my teeth. Southern Geologist didn't intend it as a challenge, I'm sure, when he* said, "The big picture/history drags people in much more easily than discussing rock types." But I'm a contrary sort of person...

April 9, 2012 — Dana Hunter

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