Geology Archive

  •   Neptune’s Grotto Facts   While not the only sea cave in the area, most consider Neptune’s Grotto to be by far the most beautiful. It was discovered accidentally in […]

    Neptune’s Grotto

      Neptune’s Grotto Facts   While not the only sea cave in the area, most consider Neptune’s Grotto to be by far the most beautiful. It was discovered accidentally in […]

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  •   Triple Divide Peak Facts   First of all, the slopes of Triple Divide Peak play an important role in the hydrologic cycle of North America. That’s because from this […]

    Triple Divide Peak

      Triple Divide Peak Facts   First of all, the slopes of Triple Divide Peak play an important role in the hydrologic cycle of North America. That’s because from this […]

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  •   Lechuguilla Cave Facts   First of all, the gorgeous Lechuguilla Cave ranks as the seventh longest cave known to man. It also ranks as the second deepest known cave […]

    Lechuguilla Cave

      Lechuguilla Cave Facts   First of all, the gorgeous Lechuguilla Cave ranks as the seventh longest cave known to man. It also ranks as the second deepest known cave […]

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  •   Boiling Lake Facts   The most noteworthy fact about the Boiling Lake remains its status as the second-largest hot lake in the world. In addition, it itself  forms part […]

    Boiling Lake

      Boiling Lake Facts   The most noteworthy fact about the Boiling Lake remains its status as the second-largest hot lake in the world. In addition, it itself  forms part […]

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  •   Cango Caves Facts   Many people consider the most noteworthy fact about the Cango Caves to be their status as the most extensive and best known geological marvel of […]

    Cango Caves

      Cango Caves Facts   Many people consider the most noteworthy fact about the Cango Caves to be their status as the most extensive and best known geological marvel of […]

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  • Rhine Falls Facts   The most noteworthy fact about the magnificent Rhine Falls remains its status as the largest waterfall in Europe. Consequently, its magnificence has inspired authors, poets, and […]

    Rhine Falls

    Rhine Falls Facts   The most noteworthy fact about the magnificent Rhine Falls remains its status as the largest waterfall in Europe. Consequently, its magnificence has inspired authors, poets, and […]

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  •   Nyiragongo Volcano Facts   First of all, the Nyiragongo Volcano presents a quite unique combination of factors for vulcanologists to study. Investigations of this geological marvel keep geologists rather […]

    Nyiragongo Volcano

      Nyiragongo Volcano Facts   First of all, the Nyiragongo Volcano presents a quite unique combination of factors for vulcanologists to study. Investigations of this geological marvel keep geologists rather […]

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  •   Kelimutu Facts   Kelimutu stands out as a truly remarkable volcano. This marvel of geology stands as one of the few known volcanoes with 3 calderas. Furthermore, each of […]

    Kelimutu

      Kelimutu Facts   Kelimutu stands out as a truly remarkable volcano. This marvel of geology stands as one of the few known volcanoes with 3 calderas. Furthermore, each of […]

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  • Coudersport Ice Mine Facts   The Coudersport Ice Mine is a phenomenon of geology that appears to defy logic. The cave stays empty during the winter, yet during the summer […]

    Coudersport Ice Mine

    Coudersport Ice Mine Facts   The Coudersport Ice Mine is a phenomenon of geology that appears to defy logic. The cave stays empty during the winter, yet during the summer […]

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  • Hamilton Pool Facts   Hamilton Pool is another one of those incredible geological marvels that are still virtually unknown outside of their own immediate area. However, it is a popular […]

    Hamilton Pool

    Hamilton Pool Facts   Hamilton Pool is another one of those incredible geological marvels that are still virtually unknown outside of their own immediate area. However, it is a popular […]

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  • Pingualuit Crater Lake Facts   Pingualuit Crater Lake is a remarkably pristine lake filling an enormous crater that was actually formed by a meteorite impact nearly 1.4 million years ago. […]

    Pingualuit Crater Lake

    Pingualuit Crater Lake Facts   Pingualuit Crater Lake is a remarkably pristine lake filling an enormous crater that was actually formed by a meteorite impact nearly 1.4 million years ago. […]

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  • Lake Kaindy Facts   First of all, the extraordinary geological marvel that is Lake Kaindy was actually created relatively recently….by an earthquake! Nature IS resourceful. In addition, the water is […]

    Lake Kaindy

    Lake Kaindy Facts   First of all, the extraordinary geological marvel that is Lake Kaindy was actually created relatively recently….by an earthquake! Nature IS resourceful. In addition, the water is […]

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  • Bloody Hell Pond Facts   The “Hellish” waters of Bloody Hell Pond occasionally reach temperatures of as much as 194 F (90 C)! “Hellishly” hot indeed. These temperatures would be (obviously!) […]

    Bloody Hell Pond

    Bloody Hell Pond Facts   The “Hellish” waters of Bloody Hell Pond occasionally reach temperatures of as much as 194 F (90 C)! “Hellishly” hot indeed. These temperatures would be (obviously!) […]

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  •   The (GORGEOUS!) Fly Geyser, is an accidentally man-made small geothermal geyser. It is located in Washoe County, Nevada. Furthermore, it is located approximately 20 miles (32 km) north of […]

    Fly Geyser

      The (GORGEOUS!) Fly Geyser, is an accidentally man-made small geothermal geyser. It is located in Washoe County, Nevada. Furthermore, it is located approximately 20 miles (32 km) north of […]

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  • Reynisfjara Beach is (without doubt!) one of the MOST unusual beaches on earth! Furthermore, it is also one of the most isolated beaches known to man! This isolation has enabled […]

    Reynisfjara Beach

    Reynisfjara Beach is (without doubt!) one of the MOST unusual beaches on earth! Furthermore, it is also one of the most isolated beaches known to man! This isolation has enabled […]

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  •   Tristan da Cunha holds several distinctions. It is not only the name of the lone island but it is also the collective name for an entire small archipelago! Doing […]

    Tristan da Cunha

      Tristan da Cunha holds several distinctions. It is not only the name of the lone island but it is also the collective name for an entire small archipelago! Doing […]

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  •   The surprising Carcross Desert is the tiniest (and in some ways most unique) desert in the world. However, despite the name, it is not technically a desert. This surprising […]

    Carcross Desert

      The surprising Carcross Desert is the tiniest (and in some ways most unique) desert in the world. However, despite the name, it is not technically a desert. This surprising […]

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  •   Mono Lake is a truly remarkable (and beautiful) lake in the Mono Basin, California. The geological processes behind its formation are sincerely fascinating! The Native Americans knew of the […]

    Mono Lake

      Mono Lake is a truly remarkable (and beautiful) lake in the Mono Basin, California. The geological processes behind its formation are sincerely fascinating! The Native Americans knew of the […]

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  •   Playa de Gulpiyuri is one of the smallest (but most amazing!) beaches in the world. It is actually an INLAND beach….NOT a river beach! Imagine that! This remarkable geological […]

    Playa de Gulpiyuri

      Playa de Gulpiyuri is one of the smallest (but most amazing!) beaches in the world. It is actually an INLAND beach….NOT a river beach! Imagine that! This remarkable geological […]

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  •   Pewits Nest is another of those incredible wonders of geological beauty that remain almost unknown outside of its immediate area. That is SUCH a great pity! This is an […]

    Pewits Nest

      Pewits Nest is another of those incredible wonders of geological beauty that remain almost unknown outside of its immediate area. That is SUCH a great pity! This is an […]

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