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An interim note for AW#45

This is a quick note for AW#45. Up to now, I have received 18 contributions for the AW#45 “Geological Pilgrimage”. Thank you! As far as I know, at least one post is still on its way (that is mine one :P). … Continue reading

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Most Important Teacher – AW#44

In Chinese, we have a phase “薪火相傳”, which literally means “to pass the flame”. And  actually the phase has a deeper meaning, which is “to pass the knowledge and good traditions to the next generation”. I am a very lucky … Continue reading

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AW#45 Geological Pilgrimage – Call for Posts

I am happy to host the 4645th Accretionary Wedge geoscience blog carnival. The topic I have chosen is: Geological Pilgrimage – the sacred geological place that you must visit at least once in your lifetime  Because the topic may slightly overlap … Continue reading

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Most Memorable Geological Event – AW#41

The most memorable geological event that I had directly experienced occurred when I was at the final year of my undergrad. It was a rockfall – a man-induced one. My final year thesis was to investigate the geological strucutures in … Continue reading

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Holiday Geology Picture (3): Permafrost, Northern Xinjiang, China

Happy holiday! Well, today is the last day of the 4-day-long Christmas holiday in Hong Kong. Many of us will have to go back to work tomorrow…So, I am trying my best to enjoy myself. I have chosen a picture … Continue reading

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Holiday Geology Picture (2): Yardang, Gansu, NW China

Happy Boxing Day! I am continuing my Holiday Geology Picture series. The geology picture I have here is from Mainland China. This is a landscape called “Yardang” in Chinese. It means a series of small mounds formed by wind erosion. The … Continue reading

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Holiday Geology Picture: Mt Showa Shinzan, Hokkaido

Last week, Evelyn of Georneys posted a series of geology pictures for the geology picture-a-day week.  Some other geobloggers also shared some very interesting geology pictures. Well, I must confess that I am a SLOW person, and could not catch up with … Continue reading

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