Category Archives: Geology

Beautiful: Petrifying Wood

It’s not often in life that you get to see something that you know will blow someone’s mind in several million years. Have you been to a petrified forest, where trees from as long as 225,000,000 years ago (the Triassic) … Continue reading

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Red Hut, Dolomites, Italy

Last weekend I took a trip to Cortina d’Ampezzo, in the Dolomites, a particularly rugged section of the Italian Alps. While there, I braved temps around -15ºC (just above 0ºF), and a constant wind to do some sunrise photography. I … Continue reading

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Mt. Si with Storm Cloud

This week we’re going on a tour of mountains. We’ll visit Bhutan, Wales, Tanzania, Washington state and possibly a couple other places (or maybe I’ll make you look at a bunch of Mt. Rainier photos). Mountains are my favorite geological … Continue reading

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Kanchenjunga

So here’s something frustrating – I wrote a post for this photo, which was supposed to be uploaded yesterday afternoon, but apparently I forgot to click the Publish button. It was a good post. Unfortunately, I have no idea what … Continue reading

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Himalayan Boulder, Jorethang, India

That’s a big rock. The small one on top is about the size of an average man’s fist; the huge boulder is about the size of a VW Bug. Besides being monstrously large, this rock’s history is both unimaginably ancient … Continue reading

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