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Fossils reveal ancient shrublands in fiery landscape Geology

Fossils reveal ancient shrublands in fiery landscape Geology


Fossils reveal ancient shrublands in fiery landscape

Fossils reveal ancient Australian shrublands in fiery landscape

An eroding bluff on the U.S. Great Plains reveals a buried, carbon-rich layer

Scenery of Red Rocks and the Grey Muddy Mountains seen from the Beehives

Layers in the slump reveal past climates (Credit: Julian Murton)


Janet Siefert walks in a field of fossilized stromatolites, evidence of an ancient lagoon. Click image for larger view. Credit: Leslie Mullen

Fossils reveal ancient shrublands in fiery landscape

An arrow marks the spot where a dinosaur lost its footing while crossing a slippery mudflat

River of Rock

Contested National Monuments in Utah House Treasure Troves of Fossils

Guadalupe Mountains National Park: Desert fossils in the winter

Co-author Adriana Mancuso (far left) investigates badlands of the Chañares Formation, deposited 236 to 234 million years ago in what is now Talampaya ...

It is difficult to tell where modern crust (right) ends and fossilized crust (left) begins.

Fossils in situ

Central Oregon roamings, part 7 - Sheep Rock Unit of the John Day Fossil Beds-Blue Basin roamings


A rugged landscape formed above the deformed greenstone belts in the Doolena Gap greenstone belt, 30km north of Marble bar.

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Canadian badlands

These Dinosaur Footprints are Ancient and Adorable

Amboy Crater is an extinct North American cinder cone type volcano that rises above a 70

St. George geology reveals Navajo Sandstone, Aztec Sandstone, Jurassic, sandstone, and

Remnants of ancient forests are preserved in the permafrost (Credit: Julian Murton)


Researchers have discovered fossil ...

... to Tswana- speaking farmers in the – The stone walls of the village are constructed of fine-grained grey Ventersdorp lavas, rocks that are years old .

White Domes trail Valley of Fire State Park Nevada

Canyon del Cobre Member, Looking northwest from 36 9.748N 106 39.201W

What Is the Geology of Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada?

Arch White Domes trail Valley of Fire State Park Nevada

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Early life on land resembled cryptogamic ground covers like this lava field in Iceland. Co-author Sylvia Pressel appears in the right of the picture.

The ...

Shale Fire Wave trail Valley of Fire State Park Nevada

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Echo Canyon, First Finger, Fossil Ridge - 4/6/12

Figure 1B.3.12 View down canyon from end of Horseshoe Mesa copyrighted

Bullion Creek badlands, Billings County

Fabulous Folds & Faults


Basalt columns in Lagomarsino Canyon. © Kippy S. Spilker


Stein's Pillar, 350 feet high and 120 feet wide, is a modern clue to this area's ancient past.


Colorful sedimentary badland hills, flat-topped mesas, & sculptured buttes of the Chinle

Guadalupe Mountains National Park Texas New Mexico McKittrick Canyon Queen Plateau Permian reef trail hiking fossils

Zion Canyon from Bridge Mountain.

See 275 photos and 27 tips from 2948 visitors to Petrified Forest National Park. "No frills park that has great scenery with the Painted Desert and.

A general view of Hasley Hill, New Forest, Hampshire, from the Dockens Water


Atlatl Rock

St. George geology reveals Navajo Sandstone, Aztec Sandstone, Jurassic, sandstone, and

Dinosaur relatives and first dinosaurs more closely connected than previously thought

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Orange sandstone of the Yeso Formation lying over Abo

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Petroglyphs at Atlatl Rock Valley of Fire State Park

St. George geology reveals Navajo Sandstone, Aztec Sandstone, Jurassic, sandstone, and

Navajo Sandstone exposed near Lake Powell, Arizona. Stack of lithified, cross-bedded

Homestead ...

Devonian landscape

Petrified trees in the Big Crater at Miztpe Ramon (Shmuel Bar-Am)

Fossil Falls BLM Little Lake California

The step pyramid structure, or terracing on canyon walls and buttes is another evidence of sputtering. Each sedimentary layer has different compositions of ...

The East African Rift System

Face view of the Kayenta buttress examined. Kayenta, Arizona – photo by author.

The pictures on this blog were taken in 2017 just after the big Clarno Fire that burned over 15,000 acres.

Mesa Montosa

Scanning Electron Micrographs of Fossil ...

Mountains, Valleys, and High Plains Photography Gallery, Nature Revealed Photography - Tours Workshops and Fine Art by Jeff Jessing

This ...

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Fossil Falls BLM Little Lake California

Deforestation a problem in Oregon despite replanting, analysis says | OregonLive.com

Vegetation in savannahs and shrublands was ignored in previous studies. Ray Leuning

The Arizona desert, just outside of Sedona.

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Rust at the beginning of Fossil Trail. I saw no fossils but some bones were sitting by the side of the trail. I turned back at the first creek crossing ...

The Tucson Mountains form the rampart on the west side of the city. If you drive over Gates Pass, take a look at the road cuts, especially near the top, ...

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The Frijole Ridge, part of the Capitan Reef, rises above the dry landscape.

Geology of the Canadian River Valley - Lake Meredith National Recreation Area (U.S. National Park Service)