Category Archives: Geology

Lahars

Lahars A volcanic mudflow is called a “lahar”. Usually a term depicting a violent type of debris flow or mud flow consisting of a pyro-clastic slur rocky debris, and water flowing from a volcano usually in a river valley. They … Continue reading

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Wheeler High Shool Fossil Beds (Fossil, Oregon)

Wheeler High School Fossil Beds ~ Wheeler High School, Fossil, Oregon * (541) 763-4146 ~ https://www.oregonpaleolandscenter.com/wheeler-high-school-fossil-beds In the town of Fossil Oregon one can easily collect fossils for a mere $5 entrance fee (donation based on honor system in a … Continue reading

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Desert Arroyo

Desert Arroyo An arroyo found in the desert is a dry creek or stream bed that seasonally fills and flows after various rain falls. An Arroyo is a wash, gulch, or dry creek that temporarily flows with water after rain … Continue reading

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Cave of the Cats (Roscommon, Ireland)

Oweynagat Cave – Cave of the Cats – Gateway to the Underworld and the Morrigan’s Palace. Rathcrohan / Rosscommon, Ireland GPS: 53.79677, -8.31038Article/Research by Thomas Baurley/Leaf McGowan/Technogypsie Productions, 10 October 2017 One of my most favorite sites in Ireland is … Continue reading

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Amethyst

Amethyst ~ Article by Leaf McGowan/Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Productions ~ Coming Soon … Name: Folk Name: Taxonomy: Locality: Description: This stone comes in a crystalline or translucent purple stone. Uses: Folklore/Spirituality: Known to represent supreme spirituality, it is a magical … Continue reading

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Amazonite

Amazonite ~ Article by Leaf McGowan/Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Productions ~ Coming Soon … Name: Folk Name: Amazonite Taxonomy: Locality: Description: Pale, blue-green in color. Uses: Folklore/Spirituality: This stone is believed to connect oneself to their inner powers, intuition, universal love, … Continue reading

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Agate

Agate ~ Article by Leaf McGowan/Thomas Baurley, Technogypsie Productions ~ Name: Folk Name: Agate Taxonomy: Locality: Description: This mineralized stone comes in various colors and compositions. Uses: Folklore/Spirituality: Believed to awaken inherent talents, transforms negativity, balancing the physical and emotional … Continue reading

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Garden of the Gods – Colorado Springs, Colorado

Garden of the Gods 1805 N 30th Street (at Gateway Rd) * Manitou / Colorado Springs, Colorado * 719.634.6666 * http://www.gardenofgods.com/ * http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=545Originally first published May 9, 2009 by Thomas Baurley Garden of the Gods is a unique natural geological … Continue reading

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Gingko Petrified Forest

Gingko Petrified ForestVantage, Washington. http://parks.state.wa.us/288/Ginkgo-Petrified-Forest Article by Thomas Baurley on 12/3/2016 ~ Enroute to a archaeological survey I was doing, we stopped the night at Wanapum State Park only to discover next door was the GIngko Petrified Forest. What a … Continue reading

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Mount Rainier

Mount Rainier, Washington One of the largest mountains in North America, Mount Rainier, otherwise known as Mount Tacoma is the highest mountain in the Cascade Range and is an active strato-volcano, also being one of the most dangerous volcanoes in … Continue reading

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