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January 16, 2012
Monday Geology Picture: A Gneiss Staircase in Abu Dhabi
I am currently spending the long weekend in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. I’m visiting some good friends after spending about ten days in Oman to attend the International Conference on the Geology of the Arabian Plate and the Oman Mountains. Yesterday my friend Karima and I visited the luxurious Emirates Palace Hotel here in Abu Dhabi. We paid far too much money for a deliciously gaudy lunch, which included …