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7 January 2013

Monday Geology Picture(s): Seychelles Miscellany

For this week’s Monday Geology Picture post, I thought I would share a few last pictures from the recent holiday visit of my friends Nia and Patrick to the Seychelles. These pictures have definitely inspired me to have my own Seychelles holiday one day! Beautiful beaches, warm weather, and fascinating geology– what a perfect vacation destination!

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31 December 2012

Monday Geology Picture: A Seychelles Sunset

Continuing with some pictures from the recent vacation of my friends Nia and Patrick to the Seychelles, here is a stunning sunset shot. This picture makes me want to take my own vacation to the Seychelles!

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23 December 2012

Monday Geology Picture(s): More Gondwana Granites in the Seychelles

Last week I shared some pictures of Gondwana granites that were taken by my good friends Nia and Patrick on their recent holiday to the Seychelles. This week I thought I’d share a couple more pictures of Seychelles granites. Enjoy!

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17 December 2012

Monday Geology Picture(s): Gondwana Granites

My good friends Nia and Patrick recently went on holiday in the Seychelles, an archipelago nation consisting of 115 islands. The Seychelles are located north of Madagascar. Along with Mauritius and Zanzibar, the Seychelles are a popular tropical vacation destination for South Africans. Geologically, the Seychelles are very interesting. There are two types of islands in the Seychelles: young coral islands and older islands made of granite. There are approximately …

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