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One of the tsunami triggers in Indonesia was sitting under the Banda Sea

A gaping trench in the sea floor in the Banda Sea in eastern Indonesia. The rips in the earth's crust was stretched down about 7.2 kilometers and with broad reaches 60 thousand square kilometers, or about the size of the region of Tasmania in Austral...
by Trussty Jasmine on Dec 17, 2016

GITAM EURCE-306A Engineering Geology 2015 Question Paper

GITAM University Nov 2015 Question Paper in Text Format / Image Format / PDF format [Nov-15] [EURCE-306A] B.Tech. Degree Examination Civil Engineering III SEMESTER ENGINEERING GEOLOGY (Effective from the admitted batch 2012–13) Time: 3 Hours Max.Ma...
by University Question Papers on Dec 17, 2016

Breakup of supercontinent Pangea cooled mantle and thinned crust

The oceanic crust produced by the Earth today is significantly thinner than crust made 170 million years ago during the time of the supercontinent Pangea, according to University of Texas at Austin researchers. Researchers at the University of Texas...
by The Archaeology News Network on Dec 15, 2016

New Zealand's Alpine fault theory takes shape

A study by Emily Warren-Smith, who graduates this week with a PhD in Geophysics, has added more evidence to this theory. Her results show that the fault flattens to become horizontal a few kilometres underground and underlies a wide region of the cen...
by The Archaeology News Network on Dec 14, 2016

Naukri Job vacancy in Mineral Exploration Corporation last date 12th Jan-2017

Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited  (MECL) Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Bhawan, Seminary Hills, Nagpur - 440006, Maharashtra Published at http://www.SarkariNaukriBlog.com Recruitment for Naukri Job vacancy in  MECL 2016-2017  On...

RTMNU 3rd Semester B.E Civil Engineering Geology 2016 Question Paper

RTM Nagpur University Question Paper NTK/KS/16 - 7298 Third Semester B.E Examination (C.B.S) Civil Engineering Engineering Geology Time: Three Hours Maximum Marks: 80 Question Paper Year: Summer 2016 1. a) What is plate tectonics? Discuss its salien...
by University Question Papers on Dec 5, 2016

Scientists were found the evidence that the ancient Earth was no Oxygen

Researchers returned to find evidence that will help uncover the life of the early Earth. This finding suggests that early in life are likely Earth is not yet contained oxygen. It is shown by the findings of fossilized bacteria are able to survive wi...
by Trussty Jasmine on Dec 3, 2016

An object resembles the pyramid discovered in Antarctica

The world of internet again bustling by the discovery of an object like a pyramid in Antarctica. Since last week a number of Western medias busy to proclaim an object like the pyramid captured by the Google Earth.Some scientists was interviewed specu...
by Trussty Jasmine on Dec 1, 2016

Recruitment of Executives in Odisha Mining Corporation last date 23rd Sep-2016

The Odisha Mining Corporation Limited (OMC) (A Gold Category State PSU) / (A Govt. of Odisha Undertaking) OMC House, Post Box No.34, Bhubaneswar - 751001, Odisha  Published by http://www.SarkariNaukriBlog.com Odisha Mining Corporate Ltd., (OMC)...

Traces of failed super-eruption in the Andes

Geoscientists from Heidelberg University have discovered accumulations of magma in the Andes sufficient to have set off a super-eruption but which, in fact, did not. Such eruptions, which expel enormous quantities of magma, are the largest volcanic e...
by The Archaeology News Network on Aug 5, 2016

Buried oxygen rose to the occasion as Earth's early atmosphere formed

Research by geoscientists at Yale, Arizona State University, and Bayerisches Geoinstitut in Germany suggests that convection in Earth's mantle—the slow movement of rocks circulating beneath the surface, caused by heat from inside the Earth—is aff...
by The Archaeology News Network on Aug 5, 2016

Graduate Trainee posts in ONGC last date 10th Aug-2016

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (ONGC) Jeevan Bharti Building, Tower-II, 124, Indira Chowk, New Delhi - 110001   Published by http://www.SarkariNaukriBlog.com Recruitment of Graduate Trainees in at E-1 level in Engineering &am...

NZ wren DNA analysis reshapes geological theory

Lyall's wren: an extinct acanthisittid wren, infamously reported as having been both discovered and exterminated by a lighthouse-keeper's cat.Credit: Public Domain, John Gerrard Keulemans (1842-1912)A DNA analysis of living and extinct species of mys...
by Geology on Jul 27, 2016

What is Hoodoo? How It Formed?

Thor's Hammer at Sunset, very orange coloringCredit: National Park ServiceHoodoos are tall skinny spires of rock that protrude from the bottom of arid basins and "broken" lands. Hoodoos are most commonly found in the High Plateaus region of the Color...
by Geology on Jul 20, 2016

What is Petrified Wood? How Does it Form? Where are their Locations?

What is Petrified Wood?Petrified wood is the name given to a special type of fossilized remains of terrestrial vegetation. It is the result of a tree or tree-like plants having completely transitioned to stone by the process of permineralization. All...
by Geology on Jul 17, 2016

Extraterrestrial opal discovered in Antarctic meteorite

Planetary scientists have discovered pieces of opal in a meteorite found in Antarctica, a result that demonstrates that meteorites delivered water ice to asteroids early in the history of the solar system. Led by Professor Hilary Downes of Birkbeck C...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jul 1, 2016

Oldest rocks in Australia unlock secrets of the atmosphere

Research into micro-meteorites, meteorites smaller than 2 millimeters, found in Western Australia have shed new light on the make-up of the ancient Earth's atmosphere. The micrometeorites we extracted travelled through the atmosphere about 2.7 billi...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jun 30, 2016

Researchers managed to create an artificial lava

Molten rock and water can be an explosive combination. That is why, scientists are trying to learn. Yes, when the molten rock mixed with water, it can show a strange and unexpected response, even dangerous things. UB geologists make their own la...
by Trussty Jasmine on Jun 28, 2016

What did Earth's ancient magnetic field look like?

New work from Carnegie's Peter Driscoll suggests Earth's ancient magnetic field was significantly different than the present day field, originating from several poles rather than the familiar two. It is published in Geophysical Research Letters. Ill...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jun 26, 2016

Giant blobs of rock, deep inside the Earth, hold important clues about our planet

Two massive blob-like structures lie deep within Earth, roughly on opposite sides of the planet. The two structures, each the size of a continent and 100 times taller than Mount Everest, sit on the core, 1,800 miles deep, and about halfway to the cen...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jun 26, 2016


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