Monthly Archives: November 2010

What is Shoreline Engineering?

Working on my research paper, I wrote about shoreline engineering…my examples are from South Carolina.  Shoreline engineering is man’s way of trying to stabilize the beaches or islands.  Often times, when there is an attempt to correct or stabilize one beach … Continue reading

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Is it just me or…

… has the Discovery Channel gotten a bit Geologic lately? Maybe it’s the fact that I’ve actually had time to watch TV this week, and the class blog has been on my mind, but leave it to the Media Studies … Continue reading

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Quick Sand

Growing up we all seen those movies when people use to get trapped in quick sand and didn’t make it out alive. As a child I use to be scared that one day I was going to fall in quick … Continue reading

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Geothermal and Biomass Power

Geothermal power uses the natural sources of heat inside the Earth to produce heat for distribution and currently; most geothermal power is generated by using steam or hot water from underground. This source of power has been found as a … Continue reading

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Blue Lake Cave in Brazil

The Blue lake Cave is found in Mato Grosso do Sul region in Brazil and the little town of Bonito boasts many such caves. This is a natural monument and its interior is formed by stalactics, stalagmites and of course … Continue reading

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Chocolate Hills

Chocolate Hills is found in Bohol, Philippines and is composed of 1,268 perfectly round cone-shaped hills. They are the same size and spread over more than 20 square miles. This makes it a very unusual geological formation. There are many … Continue reading

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What causes Tsunami?

What causes a tsunami?… A tsunami is a large ocean wave that is caused by sudden motion on the ocean floor. This sudden motion could be an earthquake, a powerful volcanic eruption, or an underwater landslide. The impact of a … Continue reading

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