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Link Your Planet Earth

A series of powerpoint presentations designed for schoolteachers, but also suitable for adults studying introductory geology. This is part of an...

Volcanoes, Dinosaurs, Natural hazards, Plate tectonics, Climate change, Oil and gas, Geological time, Rocks, Minerals, Ice ages, History of life, Evolution view
Link Volcanic hazards

An Open University course on various hazards posed by different types of volcanic eruption, illustrated by examples from recent eruptions.

Mountain building, Volcanoes, Geological hazards view
Link Geology.com. News and information about geology.

Go to Articles on top bar, to get a wide range of descriptive articles with illustrations, e.g. minerals, rocks, fossils, and much more.

I...

Minerals, Fossils, Rocks, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Geological time, Plate tectonics, Climate change view
Link THE MINOAN ERUPTION OF SANTORINI

An interesting article "Reconstructing A Catastrophe: The Minoan Eruption Of Santorini". The Late Bronze Age eruption is sometimes linked to (a)...

Atlantis, Santorini, Thera, Late Bronze Age Eruption, Plato's 'Critias', Plato's 'Kritias', Plato's 'Timaeus', Plato's 'Timaios', Archaeology, Volcanoes, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience view
Link United States Geological Survey

This is one of many USGS websites. Here you will find links to numerous web pages provided by USGS and the Smithsonian Institution.

Plate tectonics, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Fossils view
Link SIR WILLIAM HAMILTON: CAMPI PHLEGRAEI

This link takes you to useful images and text concerning Sir William Hamilton's Campi Phlegraei.

Campi Phlegraei, Sir William Hamilton, Volcanoes, Naples, Vesuvius view
Link Geological Society of London

Photo library, explanations and examples of geological phenomena, links to publications.

Although the Geological Society serves the...

Rocks, Earthquakes, Volcanoes view
Link NASA Earth Observatory

Photo archive of remote-sensing images.  Links with Global Volcanism Project.   Geology only a small part of the collection; also good for...

Remote-sensing, Volcanoes, Atmosphere, oceans view
Link OBSERVATIONS ON MOUNT VESUVIUS, MOUNT ETNA, AND OTHER VOLCANOS

This link takes you a website where you can access OBSERVATIONS ON MOUNT VESUVIUS, MOUNT ETNA, AND OTHER VOLCANOS: IN A SERIES OF LETTERS,...

Volcanoes, Vesuvius, Etna, Sir William Hamilton, 18th century, Collectors view
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