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Geology and Earth Science Articles by Category
Rocks Galleries of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rock photos with descriptions.
Volcanoes Articles about volcanoes, volcanic hazards and eruptions past and present.
Earthquakes Learn about earthquakes and how they have affected cities and people.
Astronomy Fantastic images and articles about solar system and deep-space astronomy.
Geologic Hazards include dangers like floods, earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides and more.
Minerals Descriptions, photos, articles, properties and uses for common minerals.
Gemstones Colorful images and articles about diamonds and colored stones.
Oil and Gas
Oil and Gas Articles about oil and natural gas in the US and around the world.
Fossils Learn about fossils and fossil discoveries around the world.
Oceanography Articles, press releases and teaching materials related to oceanography.
Plate Tectonics Articles and maps about plate tectonics and the interior of Earth.
Geology Tools - Rock hammers, field bags, hand lenses, maps, hardness picks, gold pans.
Earth Science Records
Earth Science Records Highest mountain, deepest lake, biggest tsunami and more.
Teacher Resources - K-12 resources for teaching about earth science.
Diamonds Learn about the properties of diamond, its many uses and diamond discoveries.
Gold is a valuable metal with extreme properties that give it a diversity of uses.
Meteorites - Rocks that were once parts of planets or large asteroids.
Fossil Fuels and Renewable Energy - articles about their production and use in the USA.
Landslides cause damage in all parts of the world, even where slopes are not very steep.
Metals are important mineral products used in manufacturing and construction projects.
Rock and Mineral Kits
Rock, Mineral and Fossil Collections. Nice kits for personal or classroom use.