Rocks: Galleries of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rock photos with descriptions.
||Asteroid Impact Map
Asteroid Impact Map: Explore fifty of the most obvious asteroid impact craters on Earth.
||Rare Earth Elements
Rare Earths: Special materials used in electronics, defense, medical & many other products.
||Land Below Sea Level
Land Below Sea Level: Did you know that dozens of land locations are below sea level?
Minerals: Descriptions, photos, articles, properties and uses for common minerals.
||Facts About Copper
Facts About Copper: Information about copper uses, production, resources and more.
Fire Opal is a transparent to translucent opal with a yellow, orange or red background color.
||Utica Well Density
Utica Well Density: A surprising density of horizontal wells in parts of Ohio\'s Utica Shale.
Geology.com News is updated several times each week. Read it here or receive email updates.
||Oil and Gas
Oil and Gas: Articles about oil and natural gas in the US and around the world.
Homeowners Insurance usually does not cover the most common geologic hazards.
Plate Tectonics: Articles, maps, information about plate tectonics and the interior of Earth.
Olivine is a rock-forming mineral found in Earth\'s crust and mantle, and in some meteorites.
Gemstones: Fantastic images and articles about diamonds and colored stones.
Diamonds: Learn about the properties of diamond, its many uses and diamond discoveries.
Historical Geology: Articles about the history of the Earth and the events that have shaped it.
Fossils: Learn about fossils and fossil discoveries around the world.
||Topo Maps and Images
Topo Maps and Images for the USA & Canada. Topos, satellite, low altitude, hybrid maps.
Volcanoes: Articles about volcanoes, volcanic hazards and eruptions past and present.
Chrysoberyl: a very hard gem mineral with dispersion, chatoyance and color-change.
Geologist Tools: Visit our store for a large selection of field and laboratory tools.
Earthquakes: Learn about earthquakes and how they have affected cities and people.
Climate Change: A collection of articles on climate change and it\\\'s diverse impacts.
||Earth Science Records
Earth Science Records: Highest mountain, deepest lake, biggest tsunami and more.
Subsidence: Articles, maps and news about mine, cavern and fluid-production subsidence.
Impact Events: Articles and images about impact events on Earth, moons and planets.
Water Articles, press releases and teaching resources for surface and ground water.
Astronomy: Fantastic images and articles about solar system and deep-space astronomy.
Oceanography: Articles, press releases and teaching materials related to oceanography.
Hurricanes: Information about how these storms occur and the damage that they produce.
Tsunamis: Articles and press releases about tsunamis and earthquakes that trigger them.