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- Metageologist: Thanks for the informative update! (18 days 6 hours ago)
- Virginia Raines: In reference to the quote below taken from the article, first of all the name Britain does... (20 days 14 hours ago)
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- uair01: This was nice to read. As an amateur I’ve read several geology textbooks but in the field... (33 days 5 hours ago)
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Category Archives: Ireland
Using many different techniques, dozens of scientists are studying the death of an ice sheet that once covered Britain and Ireland. They want to understand the future fate of modern-day ice. The phrase “ice sheet” doesn’t do justice to our … Continue reading
Look at a large-scale geological map and, provided the area is not covered in recent sediments, there will be large areas of red showing outcrops of granite. There are many ways in which rocks can be melted to produce granitic magma. … Continue reading
The word terrane has a very specific geological meaning. Usually short for tectonostratigraphic terrane, they’ve been defined as “fault-bounded crustal blocks that preserved a geological record distinct from that of adjacent terranes” (Jones et al., 1983). The concept was first coined … Continue reading