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2013-07-30 23:28:43

A geologist-led tour among the diverse rock types that can be found in the canyons, mesas, and badlands of Northern New Mexico.

Geochemical Evidence Suggest Ancient Megafloods Eroded Tsangpo Gorge
2013-07-23 10:15:31

A new study reveals the first geochemical evidence that the 150-mile long Tsangpo Gorge was the conduit by which megafloods from glacial lakes drained suddenly and catastrophically.

2013-02-11 16:33:07

New Geosphere articles posted online 11 Jan. and 5 Feb. 2013 include additions to the "Origin and Evolution of the Sierra Nevada and Walker Lane" series, the "Neogene Tectonics and Climate-Tectonic Interactions in the Southern Alaskan Orogen" series, and the "Crevolution 2: Origin and Evolution of the Colorado River System II" series.

Grand Canyon May Be As Old As The Dinosaurs
2012-11-30 06:48:34

A new study indicates that the Grand Canyon was largely carved out about 70 million years ago, putting it in a time when dinosaurs were around and might have peeked over the rim.

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2012-06-02 11:09:53

Some of the steepest mountain slopes in the world got that way because of the interplay between terrain uplift associated with plate tectonics and powerful streams cutting into hillsides.

2011-08-12 11:44:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SilverLeaf Financial is the new owner of the 619-acre private golf course and residential community known as "Pine Canyon" in Flagstaff, Arizona.

2011-03-16 00:00:31

Essential info and updates for enjoying the park at your fingertips. Yarmouth, ME (Vocus/PRWEB) March 15, 2011 Chimani, LLC announced today it has released its newest app, a complete resource for exploring Grand Canyon National Park. The Grand Canyon app, an indispensable resource for anyone exploring our 2nd most visited national park, delivers constantly updated content, including ranger led activities, free shuttle bus schedules and much more.


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Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
2013-04-17 23:31:23

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is located in the western portion of Colorado in the United States. The park holds 30,750 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native Americans, including the Ute people. The first recorded American presence in the area occurred in 1881, when the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad encountered the area, taking nearly two years to build a line through the canyon. This railroad moved from Denver, Colorado to Salt Lake City and was a main line...

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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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