geologyMcAfee SECURE sites help keep you safe from identity theft, credit card fraud, spyware, spam, viruses and online scams

Geology News
Earth Science Current Events


Military Helicopters Hammered by Hail in Afghanistan
June 30, 2013 | The Guardian

A heavy hailstorm in Afghanistan damaged helicopters at a NATO airbase. Hail the size of golf balls broke rotors and windows, pierced helicopter bodies and damaged parts.


  Related Stories

Obstacles to Mineral Resource Development in Afghanistan
May 19, 2013 | National Public Radio
Afghanistan has trillions of dollars worth of gold, copper, iron, rare earth elements and gemstone deposits that can not be developed without foreign investment, infrastructure development, facility security and political stability.

Under Explored Basins in Afghanistan
February 12, 2013 | SearchAndDiscovery.com
SearchAndDiscovery.com has just published: "Afghanistan-Under Explored Basins and Hydrocarbon Potential Study".

Geologic and Mineral Resource Map of Afghanistan
May 29, 2013 | USGS
USGS has published a geologic and mineral resource map of Afghanistan on a shaded-relief base from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission. It can be downloaded in .pdf format free of charge.


We are constantly looking for interesting items related to geology and general science. When we find something interesting we share it here. Bookmark this page and visit often. You can also receive our news for free by RSS feed or email. We publish updates three or four days per week.





© 2005-2013 Geology.com. All Rights Reserved.
Images, code and content of this website are property of Geology.com. Use without permission is prohibited. Pages on this site are protected by Copyscape.