PHOTOGRAPH OF THE WEEK

2017 09 14

Pillows

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pillows in the forest, Gabon. Source JRK; Previous

 

2017 05 08

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Calcite coated with rhodocrosite, 6.5cm, Wessels Mine. Source Bruce Cairncross 

2017 03 06

Namekara

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Largest carbonatite in the World, Bukuso Complex, Uganda, Mt Elgon in background: INFO. Source: JRK

2017 02 06

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Skorpion Zinc Mine, Rosh Pinah, Namibia: Source: JRK

2016 12 05

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Gariep Belt hills near Rosh Pinah, Namibia: Source: JRK

2016 10 10

Anatexis

Anatectic melting along grain boundaries in wet sediments and intrusion into overlying layers, Grunehogna, Antarctica: Source: JRK

2016 10 03

Artisanal

Artisanal mining, Tanzania, Bulyanhulu area: Source: JRK

]2016 09 19

IMG_1152

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Great Train Geo-Safari: Folding in the Swartberg Pass: Source JRK  

2016 09 05

The GSSA at 35 IGC: Source : Darren Tiddy

2016 08 15

Cairncross 267 (Medium)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Despujolsite, Kalahari Manganese Field: Source Bruce Cairncross 

2016 08 01

Cairncross LEAD PHOTO FOR GEOLOGY CHAPTER (Large)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jasper, Kalahari Manganese Field: Source Bruce Cairncross 

 

2016 07 25

Karst

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karst landscape, Postmasburg Manganese Field. Source JRK

2016 07 18

Bouvet-Island_2014 Mike Knoper

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bouvet Island, Dec 2014. Most remote island on earth. Source: Mike Knoper

2016 07 11

IMG_1111

 

 

 

 

 

 

Granite intrusive relationships, Grunehogna, Antarctica Source: JRK

2016 06 27

Cape SG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cape Supergroup, Stellenbosch area Source JRK

2016 06 20

Cave ss

 

 

 

 

 

Cave Sandstone Source: Southafrica.net

2016 06 06

Fossil leaves

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plant fossils, Grahamstown road cutting Source: News24

2016 05 30

pillowlavas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pillow lava, Barberton Source: Phys.org

2016 05 23

Mesa_view

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mesa Arch, Utah – Source: EarthMagazine

2016 05 16

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Berlin Waterfal, Mpumulanga – Source: AGUBlogosphere 

2016 05 09

danakil-hydrothermal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hydrothermal deposits, Danakil Depression – Source: earthsky

2016 05 02

Artist’s impression of manx comet Source: Science Daily 

2016 04 25

Putnisite

 

 

 

 

 

Newly discovered mineral Putnisite Source: livescience.com

2016 04 18

Mudcracks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Modern mudcracks, Limpopo Province Source: JRK

2016 04 11

IMG_4843

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wind-blown ripples on dune near Pebane, Mozambique Source: JRK

2016 04 04

Segara Anak lake and Gunung Baru, Gunung Rinjani region

Indonesia’s Somalas Volcano Source: Huffingtonpost.com

2016 03 28

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Pavlof Volcano erupting Source: EarthSky News