Latest Geology of Kansas Stories

2015-04-11 03:16:09

They weren't in the delivery room, but researchers at Yale have discovered a new birth story for a giant marine lizard that once roamed the oceans.

2011-03-15 05:00:00

DENVER, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Synergy Resources Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: SYRG), a domestic oil and gas exploration and production company focused in the Denver-Julesburg Basin, today announced the results of drilling 6 wells on its Pratt Lease. List of Drilled Wells Drilled Working Net Revenue Well Name Formation Interest Interest --------- --------- -------- ----------- SRC Pratt...

2009-06-10 11:18:00

Poll Finds Majority of Texans Oppose Politicians that Support Nuke Dump PERALTA, N.M., June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Looking at the possibility of radioactive waste poisoning a vital source of drinking water for millions of Americans, a group called Save the Ogallala Aquifer (SOA) has formed to sound the alarm. The State of Texas recently granted a permit to Waste Control Specialists to dispose of radioactive waste in their Andrews County, Texas dump.

2008-11-19 13:29:29

Fossils found on the Isle of Skye indicate a primitive turtle may have moved from land to water 164 million years ago, scientists said. Paleontologists said the species, Eileanchelys waldmani, began swimming in the island's lakes and lagoons and represents the missing link in the turtles' evolution, The Times of London reported. Eileanchelys waldmani can be plausibly interpreted as the earliest known aquatic turtle, researchers said in their study published in the journal Proceedings of the...

2008-09-17 06:00:24

By Julene Bair While touting his plan to wean us off foreign oil, Texas billionaire T. Boone Pickens makes no bones about being heavily invested in the natural gas he wants us to use in our cars.

Latest Geology of Kansas Reference Libraries

Flint Hills
2013-04-19 14:38:33

The Flint Hills, known historically as Bluestern Pastures or Blue Stem Hills, are a group of hills located in eastern Kansas reaching into north central Oklahoma, extending from Marshall County and Washington County in Kansas in the north to Cowley County, Kansas and Osage and Kay counties in Oklahoma towards the south. The people of Oklahoma usually refer to the same geologic formation as the Osage Hills or “The Osage”. The Flint Hills are designated as a unique ecoregion due to it...

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  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.