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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - GEOLOGY

    Sinkholes: an act of geology, not God

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by GUARDIAN

    ... Jon Henley Sinkholes are not an act of God but of geology. But what causes them and how common are they? Standing on the edge of the abyss Last month, in a quiet residential suburb east of Tampa, Florida, the earth opened up and swallowed a man. Jeff Bush ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - GEOLOGY

    Volcano-induced die-off paved way for dinosaurs, study suggests

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by L A TIMES

    ... of marine life died off in the late Triassic period has become more clear from new research published online on Thursday in the journal Science. The work lends greater validity to the theory ...

  3. News - World - GEOLOGY

    Rockfall in AD563 sent 13-metre tsunami across Lake Geneva

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Scientists discover evidence that a rockfall caused a huge wave to sweep Lake Geneva in AD563. A repeat today would flood much of inner city Geneva warned of tsunami risk Nearly 1,500 years ago a tsunami triggered by a rockfa ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - GEOLOGY

    Asia's lost continent, known as 'OK', shaped ancient China, scientist claims

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 05:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... on the planet. Writing in a leading earth sciences journal, Professor Yang Yongtai said the lost continent now lies below the Sea of Okhotsk in northeast Asia. It is known as the Okhotomorsk continental ... Asia, including the coastal mountains in China and volcanoes in Japan. But in his paper in the latest issue of Earth-Science Reviews, Yang, of the University of Science and Technology of China ...

  5. News - World - GEOLOGY

    Spanish farmers' ever-deeper wells blamed for earthquake

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Madrid

    ... at that particular time and place, said lead researcher Pablo Gonzalez of the University of Western Ontario, Canada. A geologist with Spain's National Natural Science Museum who has worked on the same ...



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