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Tag Archives: Geology
Systema Ideale Pyrophylaciorum Suberraneorum, quorum montes Vulcanii, veluti spiracula quaedam existant, an illustration from Athanasius Kircher’s 1665 Mundus Subterranous.
Desiree E. Stuart-Alexander: Geologic map of the central far side of the Moon (1978) [detail]; full map here. (source)
Timothy H. O’Sullivan: Buttes near Green River City, Wyoming (1872) (source)
In Padraic Colum’s children’s classic The King of Ireland’s Son, this tale is told to the son by the king’s steward: The King of the Cats stood up. He was a grand creature. His body was brown and striped across … Continue reading
The primordial supercontinent Pangaea (~300 – 175 mya) with current political boundaries. Map by Massimo Pietrobon. (source)