I have finally jumped on the bandwagon and am submitting my first “Accretionary Wedge” post. This month, Accretionary Wedge #45 is being hosted by Denise at Life as a Geologist, who asked us to share our ideas for a geological pilgrimage of our own.
Geothermal project to utilize Newberry Volcano in central Oregon as source.
In “The Volcano Next Door,” from the April issue of National Geographic magazine, writer Michael Finkel takes readers on a journey of 1800°F temperatures, killer gases, and fiery eruptions. The article follows scientists as they descend to the scorching lava lake of Nyiragongo, a two-mile-high volcano that has the potential to destroy the nearly one million people that live at its base near the eastern edge of the Democratic Republic on the Congo.
Some favorite (and popular!) songs containing lyrics which reference geologic processes and phenomena.