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One year ago yesterday: volcanoes and fossils and elephant seals, oh my!

Our last day in Antarctica was filled with a few of my favorite things, and I wished at our last two stops, as I had at many, that we had lots more time to explore and soak in the scenic … Continue reading

Categories: Antarctica, by Anne, fossils, geology, ice and glaciers, outcrops, volcanoes

One year ago today: Into the icy Weddell Sea and Antarctic Sound

One year ago today was a day of icy splendor, with plenty of penguins too. We’ve already shown you some of our photos from this portion of the trip, in our explainer on ice in a multitude of forms. Here’s … Continue reading

Categories: Antarctica, by Anne, ice and glaciers, volcanoes

Antarctica field log: Penguin Island? Surely you mean Volcano Island!

But yes, there were penguins too. Continue reading

Categories: Antarctica, outcrops, photos, tectonics, volcanoes

A land of basalt and chalk

We’ve just spent a great week exploring Ireland, which included very sunny days on the Antrim Coast of Northern Ireland. Anne sometimes teases me for picking holiday itineraries based more on the the prevailing geology more than the prevailing weather, … Continue reading

Categories: outcrops, photos, rocks & minerals, structures, volcanoes

Scenic Saturday: Water and Lava in the Oregon High Cascades

Today we launch the second major stage of our summer adventure – departing for the UK and Ireland later this evening. But a week ago today, we were in my PhD field area, the McKenzie River watershed in the central … Continue reading

Categories: geomorphology, hydrology, outcrops, photos, volcanoes