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Sackungen?
March 31, 2013 | Leadville Geology

Do you know about sackungen? Learn about them on the Leadville Geology Facebook page. They are produced by a combination of glacial action and gravity.


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Great Photos of Sills in Colorado
January 27, 2013 | Leadville Geology Facebook Page
If you have not seen very many sills, then you should visit the Leadville Geology Facebook page. Vince Matthews has posted dozens of photos showing sills in roadcuts, natural outcrops and cross-sections. There's also a video about how sills form.

Mosquito Fault
June 2, 2013 | Leadville Geology
The Mosquito Fault cuts through the open pit at the Climax Mine displacing the molybdenite ore body. You can see a great photo of the fault at the Leadville Geology Facebook page.

Bitter Springs Landslide
February 24, 2013 | Arizona Geology Blog
A section of Highway 89 between Page and Flagstaff was damaged by a slide. The Arizona Geology Blog has several posts about the slide. A larger collection of photos is posted on the Arizona Department of Transportation's Facebook page. Dave Petley has geological commentary on The Landslide Blog.


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