Tag Archives: Geology

1978: The Far Side of the Moon

Desiree E. Stuart-Alexander: Geologic map of the central far side of the Moon (1978) [detail]; full map here. (source)

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1872: Wyoming

Timothy H. O’Sullivan: Buttes near Green River City, Wyoming (1872) (source)

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2009: Fool’s Gold

Square pyrite cube flickr Geological Curators’ Group http://tinyurl.com/hwyxrfn

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1916: The King of the Cats

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

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300 mya: Before the Breakup

The primordial supercontinent Pangaea (~300 – 175 mya) with current political boundaries. Map by Massimo Pietrobon. (source)  

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