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Geo Mysteries     View
"Discover the fascinating science of geology with these Geo Mysteries about rocks, fossils, and minerals."

Trailside Museum of Natural History     View
"View paleontology and geology exhibits on Nebraska's rich fossil history. See rare fossils from western Nebraska, including a giant mammoth, fossil rhino and giant tortoise."

American Geological Institute     View
"The American Geological Institute is a nonprofit federation of 35 geoscientific and professional associations that represent more than 100,000 geologists, geophysicists, and other earth scientists. Founded in 1948, AGI provides information services ...

International Union of Geological Sciences     View
"Founded in 1961, the IUGS is one of the world's largest and most active non-governmental scientific organizations. The Union promotes and supports the study of geological problems of world-wide significance, and facilitates international and interd ...

Plant Management in Florida's Waters: Sinkholes     View
Illustrated description of sinkholes, which "originate beneath the surface when groundwater moves through the limestone and erodes large voids, or cavities, in the bedrock." Includes many photos of sinkholes, and links to related essays on ...

Geology Topics: Sinkholes     View
Documents and data about sinkholes, "one of many kinds of karst landforms, which include caves, disappearing streams, springs, and underground drainage systems. ... Karst is a generic term which refers to the characteristic terrain produced by e ...

Water Science For Schools: Sinkholes     View
Introduction to sinkholes, a geological occurrence "common where the rock below the land surface is limestone, carbonate rock, salt beds, or rocks that can naturally be dissolved by ground water circulating through them. As the rock dissolves, s ...

Canada's National Lithoprobe Geoscience Project     View
"Canada's major national research project in the earth sciences. It combines multidisciplinary earth science studies of the Canadian landmass and surrounding offshore margins to determine how the northern North American continent has formed over ...

Hope Diamond     View
Companion site to the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) series Treasures of the World. Tells the story of Evalyn Walsh McLean, Pierre Cartier, and the Hope Diamond. Features scientific information on diamonds and a timeline of related events. Also ex ...

Geodes: Small Treasure Vaults in Illinois     View
Illustrated fact sheet about these irregular, roughly spherical geological formations that are lined with mineral crystals. Describes the makeup of a geode and theories about geode formation. From the Illinois State Geological Survey.



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