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Siccar Point - the world's most important geological site and the birthplace of modern geology

Siccar Point  is world-famous as the most important unconformity described by James Hutton (1726-1797) in support of hi…

Banded-iron formations (BIFs) - Evidence of Oxygen in Early Atmosphere

Our knowledge about the rise of oxygen gas in Earth’s atmosphere comes from multiple lines of evidence in the rock reco…

The Messinian Salinity Crisis

You will have heard of The Messinian Salinity Crisis no doubt. From learned articles, geology textbooks, probably lect…

Factors Controlling the Shape of a River Delta

What is a Delta? A delta is an accumulation of sediments on the mouth of a river which could encompass a community of d…