Category Archives: Geology

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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Cairns and stacked rocks

Cairns and Stacked Rocks By Thomas Baurley The stacking of stones is a widespread cultural practice all around the world. You know it is a remnant of modern, historical, or prehistoric cultural manufacture because they were not placed there by … Continue reading

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The first USGS Gauging Station 1889

USGS Gauging Station 1889 * Embudo, New Mexico * (south of Taos) * http://md.water.usgs.gov/publications/presentations/md-de-dc_rt98/sld002.htm * As studying stream and river flow patterns, power, and conductivity became a passion with the U.S. Geological Survey, they established their very first gauging station … Continue reading

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Pecos Valley Diamonds

PECOS VALLEY DIAMONDS New Mexico, one of the nation’s most mineralized states, contains a very large quantity quartz (Si02) . ” This ubiquitous mineral occurs in every district and in many forms. The crystals known as “Pecos Valley ‘Diamonds” however, … Continue reading

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