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A carnallite mine located in Yekaterinburg in Russia  #geology #images #carnallite #mine #Russia #Yekaterinburg

A carnallite mine located in Yekaterinburg in Russia

A lava cave in the Canary Islands  The "Cueva de los Verdes" was created when a lava flow cooled on top while the bottom kept hot and drained away  #geology #images #omg pictures #Canaries #lava #volcano

A lava cave in the Canary Islands

A lava cave in the Canary Islands The "Cueva de los Verdes" was created when a lava flow cooled on top while the bottom kept hot and drained away pictures

On 18% of Earths land water cant be drained into an ocean  It flows inland instead into a dead-end lake called an endorheic - or terminal - basin. The water can only leave the basin by evaporation or seepage.  #geology #images #endorheism #water

On 18% of Earth’s land, water can’t be drained into an ocean

On of Earths land water cant be drained into an ocean It flows inland instead into a dead-end lake called an endorheic - or terminal - basin. The water can only leave the basin by evaporation or seepage.

Oil from natural origins leaks into the sea every year  An estimated 560000 to 1400000 barrels of oil leak into the Gulf of Mexico each year from natural sources. Fortunately most of this oil is degraded by oil-eating bacteria  #geology #images #bacteria #barrels #Gulf #leak #Mexico #Mexico Gulf #oil #origins #sea #sources #year

Oil from natural origins leaks into the sea every year

An estimated to barrels of oil leak into the Gulf of Mexico each year, from natural sources. Fortunately, most of this oil is degraded by oil-eating bacteria

You dont want to mess with Mount Erebus!  Mount Erebus in Antarctica is the southernmost active volcano on earth. It is in a continuous eruption since 1972.  #geology #images #records #volcanoes #volcanology

You don’t want to mess with Mount Erebus!

You dont want to mess with Mount Erebus! Mount Erebus in Antarctica is the southernmost active volcano on earth. It is in a continuous eruption since

A lake actually turns animals into stone  But only dead animals and not instantly It is Lake Natron in Tanzania. Its alkaline water has a pH as high as 10.5!  #geology #images #petrification

A lake actually turns animals into stone

A lake actually turns animals into stone But only dead animals and not instantly It is Lake Natron in Tanzania. Its alkaline water has a pH as high as

Frost flowers on sea ice during polar winters  #geology #images #flower #ice #polar #winter

Frost flowers on sea ice during polar winters

Frost flowers on sea ice during polar winters #geology #images #flower #ice #polar #winter

There are moonquakes on the Moon  The Apollo data from the 1970s revealed that the Moon is seismically active  #geology #gifs #space #Moon #selenology

There are moonquakes on the Moon

There are moonquakes on the Moon The Apollo data from the revealed that the Moon is seismically active

There are many weird grassy domes in the Washington state  Nobody knows exactly how they were created  #biology #geology #images #dome #grass #Washington

There are many weird grassy domes in the Washington state

There are many weird grassy domes in the Washington state Nobody knows exactly how they were created

Armalcolite is a mineral named after astronauts of Apollo 11  Its name is a combination of the first letters of the names Armstrong Aldrin and Collins. It was first brought back in 1969 from Tranquility Base on the Moon.  #geology #history #images #Aldrin #apollo #apollo 11 #armacolite #Armalcolite #Armstrong #astronauts #Base #Collins #combination #letters #mineral #Moon #name #names #Tranquility

Armalcolite is a mineral named after astronauts of Apollo 11

Its name is a combination of the first letters of the names Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins. It was first brought back in 1969 from Tranquility Base on the Moon.

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