The formation of mountains 450 million years ago may have allowed invasive species to storm the continent that gave rise to North America.
The map could indicate new sources of oil and gas deposits, such as those along southern Australia. Continue reading →
Earth's two giant, remarkably permanent hotspots have been sculpting continents for billions of years. Continue reading →
A seismological blob under California appears to be a piece of a tectonic plate thought long gone. ->
Hiking enthusiasts are interested in extending the Appalachian Trail along its proper geological trajectory across international boundaries.
Large earthquakes can trigger volcanic trouble, and magma movement can cause tremors. Geologists often use information from one to help predict the other.
With all the hubbub surrounding recent volcanic eruptions, it's tempting to believe that they are becoming more frequent. Not so, say scientists.
Seismologists say London is overdue for a big earthquake that could kill many people and cause billions of pounds worth of destruction.
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