Another hodge-podge of geologic goodness for your pleasure.
Brian Romans gets to walk by this enormous geologic map of China at work. I’m surrounded by corkboards filled with sad little corporate slogans. I must admit some jealousy.
Cartography can be beautiful, especially when it’s that fabulous swirl of color and texture that reveals the geology of a place.
Geology has a wonderful motto, too, courtesy of Volcanoclast:
This summer, I’ll be shouting that every time I bring the hammer down on an outcrop. I suspect it will be fun.
And, for those of us pining for the days when El Hierro was trying to become the new Surtsey, a fabulous video from its glory days via Pablo J. Gonzalez:
Nobody has to ask why geology makes me so damned happy, right?