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  • Ring of Fire is a common expression applied to a geographical area bordering the Pacific Ocean. Within this "Ring of Fire" earthquakes and volcanoes are more common than any other place on the planet.

    A Few Facts About the Ring of Fire

    A Few Facts About the Ring of Fire

    by Harry Nielsen2

  • Volcanoes come in many forms, from the steady and slow-moving basalt flows of Hawaii, to towering mountains such as Mount Fuji, to the calderas of super-volcanoes. Below are a couple that are overdue.

    Mountains of Fire & Ice: Doomsday Volcanoes

    Mountains of Fire & Ice: Doomsday Volcanoes

    by Lloyd Busch1

  • For hours I've searched for the ancient, semi-precious stone that fascinates my soul. I have been told there is nothing special about the agates found on the rock banks of Mississippi, but I disagree.

    Mississippi Agates

    Mississippi Agates

    by Karli Duran27

  • This article looks at ten sandy beaches of extraordinary colour, what they are composed of and how they are formed, with illustrations of all ten

    10 Beaches of Unusual Colour

    10 Beaches of Unusual Colour

    by Greensleeves Hubs16

  • Lapidary jokes, fossicking jokes, prospecting jokes, rockhound jokes, geology jokes and many more funny jokes, puns and short tales for lapidarians, rockhounds and jewellery enthusiasts.

    Lapidary Jokes for the Discerning Rockhound

    Lapidary Jokes for the Discerning Rockhound

    by Suzanne Day15

  • The ocean hides its beast well. And one such behemoth are the guyots. So what are they and what do they mean to science?

    Guyot, the Mountain Under the Sea

    Guyot, the Mountain Under the Sea

    by Dean Traylor3

  • Have you ever wondered why some English place names have a strange sounding name? This article will answer why these names have come into use and why they have remained intact into the modern age.

    The Origins of English Place Names

    The Origins of English Place Names

    by Andrew Stewart4

  • Volcanic eruptions are a stunning sight. But how do they happen? Learn more about the science of volcanoes and volcanic eruptions in this article.

    What Causes a Volcano to Erupt?

    What Causes a Volcano to Erupt?

    by Rickrideshorses51

  • The tallest and longest mountain ranges, with pictures. The world's tallest mountains are in central Asia; the world's longest ranges are on other continents. Geology of mountain ranges.

    Top 10 Mountain Ranges in the World

    Top 10 Mountain Ranges in the World

    by spliffic0929

  • Japanese volcanoes are as beautiful as they are deadly. Here are 7 famous Japanese volcanoes that have inspired fear and love throughout the centuries.

    7 Japanese Volcanoes to Love and Fear

    7 Japanese Volcanoes to Love and Fear

    by Kuan Leong Yong0

  • Our world is filled a multitude of geologic hazards that can cause extensive property damage and even loss of human life. Mass wasting is one of those hazards that can be avoided or mitigated if you are prepared. Learn about the different types of mass wasting and what causes them.

    Geologic Hazards: What You Need to Know About Mass Wasting

    Geologic Hazards: What You Need to Know About Mass Wasting

    by CWanamaker2

  • This hub is solely written bearing in mind helping school kids with their assignments. I have written down briefly with illustrations where possible, what mountains are, how they are formed, the types of mountains and how you identify the different types of mountains. I hope you enjoy reading this, and it helps you with your requirements.

    Types and How Mountains are Formed – For kids

    Types and How Mountains are Formed – For kids

    by livingsta220

  • There is a small village in Turkmenistan's Karakum Desert called Derweze (AKA Darvaza). Four miles away is a burning crater called the Gates of Hell.

    Turkmenistan's Burning Gates of Hell

    Turkmenistan's Burning Gates of Hell

    by David Hunt32

  • An examination of the Titanic shipwreck site from a geological perspective. What been happening in the area around the shipwreck since it hit the North Atlantic ocean floor more than 100 years ago.

    A Geological Study of the Titanic Shipwreck Site

    A Geological Study of the Titanic Shipwreck Site

    by Melvin Porter9

  • A major earthquake is long overdue for southern California and the devastation could potentially go beyond all predictions and result in a large swath of America becoming a radioactive wasteland.

    San Andreas Fault: The End Is Nigh

    San Andreas Fault: The End Is Nigh

    by Lloyd Busch1

  • Sedimentary rocks are fantastic formations that each and everyone tells an amazing history! If we know what to look for, we can read about the fascinating journey the particles in the rocks have done....

    Sedimentary Rocks Formation and Fossils!

    Sedimentary Rocks Formation and Fossils!

    by Christina Lornemark87

  • Overuse of our groundwater resources has resulted in an ever prevalent problem of Earth fissures. As a property owner or potential buyer of land, there are several things you need to know about these large cracks in the ground in order for you to make an informed decision.

    Geologic Hazards: What You Need to Know About Earth Fissures

    Geologic Hazards: What You Need to Know About Earth Fissures

    by CWanamaker2

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