Homeowners Insurance and Geologic Hazards Geology.com
Take a look at your homeowners insurance policy. You will probably be surprised that it does not cover a long list of geologic hazards – almost the entire table of contents from an Environmental Geology textbook. Here’s the “exclusions list” from one of my past policies. Read the full article.
Virtual Museum of Groundwater History National Ground Water Association Be sure to use both drop-down menus to access the full content. The state aquifer maps are quite interesting and you will miss them if the menus are not used.
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Petroglyph Photo Gallery Geology.com
A petroglyph is an image that is carved into a rock. This “carving” can produce a visible indentation in the rock or it can simply be the scratching away of a weathered surface to reveal unweathered material of a different color below.
Better Photos With Your Cell Phone Geology.com These almandite-spessartite garnets are from an alluvial deposit in Idaho. They have been transported a short distance from their source rock, and some still retain evidence of their dodecahedral crystal form. They are about four to five millimeters in size and weigh about 0.6 to 0.8 carats each. Some of the surface pitting in the more abraded pieces is a result of soft inclusions wearing away.
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