While I may have plenty of work to keep me busy, I am not kept from getting out to explore the world of geology. Last month was a good example, and one which is exciting to me not only because it allowed me to look at some local geology, but because it presented an opportunity to teach students about the subject and open their eyes to what is all around them.
A few months back, I had the pleasure of creating this poster – in conjunction with the Kent State Geological Society – for the Department of Geology at Kent State University. The poster was created for use at an upcoming event and is now hanging in the hallways of the Department and will be used at future events.
Not the typical Friday Photo Entry, but one that may appeal to the engineering geologists out there. Located in Cedar Bluff, Virginia, just East of U.S. Highway 460, this piece of engineering ingenuity resides immediately adjacent to the Norfolk Southern railroad.
A section of the Appalachian Trail, running through Shenandoah National Park in Virginia, offers a rich and exciting geologic history…and one of the most dense populations of black bears in the world!
Starting at Yellowstone Lake, the Yellowstone River flows north through the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and past Artist’s Point, where I snapped this picture of the Lower Yellowstone Falls. […]