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10 January 2017
While in Cape Town for the 35th meeting of the International Geological Congress in August/September, I was delighted at the “Messengers from the Mantle: Craton Roots and Diamonds” exhibit on kimberlites. It was a world-class collection of excellent specimens that traveled to the Congress from across the city at the University of Cape Town. I took some photos of two specimens to make 3D models from, and my student Marissa …
6 January 2017
The Friday fold is airborne over the Yukon Territory’s border with the Northwest Territories, high up in Canada’s Mackenzie Mountains. Helicopter for scale.