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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day. September 14, 2013: Stromatolites, Shark Bay, Australia

DrFumblefinger ·
Geologists are our friends.
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Ethiopia Musings: 6) Lucy at the National Museum

Lestertheinvestor ·
  In the center of Addis Ababa is the Ethiopian National Museum .  It's supposed to be constructed as an Italian villa, although I am not so sure I see that.  Although it has been around for decades (1930’s), it was in the...
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The Burgess Shale, Stanley Glacier, Kootenay National Park (Where Gumbo was #211)

DrFumblefinger ·
Gumbo was visiting the fossil rich deposits of the Burgess Shale. These are at a newly discovered site in the Stanley Glacier basin of Kootenay National Park.
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day. September 14, 2013: Stromatolites, Shark Bay, Australia

DrFumblefinger ·
 The oldest known organisms that still live on the planet are stromatolites, rock-like structures built by an algae known as cyanobacteria.  Stromatolites have an extensive fossil record in Western Australia dating back some 3.5 million...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, June 9, 2015: World's Richest Deposits of Dinosaur Bones, Dinosaur Provincial Park

Dr.Y ·
Here are some pictures I took during a recent visit to Dinosaur Provincial Park, which is located about a 3 hour drive east of Calgary, near the town of Brooks.  Arriving at the park is like stepping into another world.  It is said that the...
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Dinosaur National Monument -- Fossil Bone Quarry, Utah (Where Gumbo Was, #136)

DrFumblefinger ·
  Gumbo was exploring a remote region of northwestern Colorado, extending into eastern Utah.  This is Green River country, the river winding through memorable rock formations and desert landscapes.  But the real treasure of the region...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Sept. 23, 2013: Whaleback Trail, Yoho National Park, British Columbia

DrFumblefinger ·
 Yoho National Park is one of four National Parks in the Canadian Rockies.  Yoho seems a bit of an odd name but it’s very appropriate.  To the Cree people Yoho meant “Awe and Wonder”.  That impression remains...
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Museum of the Earth, Ithaca NY: A Journey Through Time

PHeymont ·
The Museum of the Earth! A big name for a fairly small institution, but the name really reflects its topic rather than any huge ambition. Its task is big enough: to tell the story of life on earth through fossils. And it has the fossils to do it: with...
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Copenhagen plans to 'green' its investment funds

PHeymont ·
Copenhagen, which is working on a goal of being CO2-neutral by 2025, has decided to remove its municipal funds from fossil-fuel industries.
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Oregon's newest attraction looks wheel-ie good!

PHeymont ·
Oregon's newest Scenic Bikeway is in an area of beautiful colors and geological history. It adds 130 miles to Oregon's 1000-mile bikeway system.
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March 1, 2019: A Day in Drumheller

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger spends a day in Drumheller with some visitors, and shares photos of some of what they saw.
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Re: Oregon's newest attraction looks wheel-ie good!

HistoryDigger ·
Add that to my wish list!
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