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17 August 2012

Friday fold: soft sed def in Kodiak

The Friday fold is a seaside outcrop of soft sediment deformation (not post-lithification tectonic deformation) on Kodiak Island, Alaska.

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New macrobugs from the Bentley farm

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a “macrobug” photo. So here’s two for you: a harvestman (“daddy longlegs”), and a pelecinid wasp:

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Guest post: Turtle Mountain and the infamous Frank Slide

A guest post by Nicholas Rossi, a student in Callan’s Canadian Rockies field course. Turtle Mountain is located in the Blairmore Range in Alberta Canada about 160km south of Calgary. It is the site of the Frank Slide, a landslide of over 90 million tons of rock that gave way on Turtle Mountain’s East side and covered part of the small coal mining town of Frank in about 100 seconds!  …

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