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Number of days writer Richard Kerr has failed to inform his Science readers of the confirmation of nanodiamonds at the YDB: 3 years and 10 months

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3D Space Navigator and Carolina Bay LiDAR Data from Cintos Research: A Match Made In Heaven

 

 

Eye Candy

Earlier this week I purchased a wonderful device, the 3D Space Navigator Mouse from 3D Connexion. I am giving this cool tool Two Tusks Up and encourage any reader who works with 3D or Google Earth to purchase one post-haste. This sturdy little brick of a mouse has [...]

Charlotte: Carolina Bays at GSA in November

 

Isn’t it astonishing that all these secrets have been preserved for so many years just so we could discover them!! — Wilbur Wright, June, 1903   No one has yet invented an explanation which will fully account for all the facts observed - Douglas Johnson, regarding Carolina bays, 1942

The Geological Society of [...]

Davias’ Astonishing Presentation to Asheville GSA on Carolina Bay origin

Michael Davias’ presentation this week to the GSA’s Southeastern Section in Asheville is simply extraordinary. Even better than last month at Hartford. I bet the sclerotic old geo-goats — and better, the know-it-all-because-somebody-told-me kids — were put on their heels

The fact is that no one knows how the hell these features came to be [...]

Astonishing Image of Carolina Bays

The image below is from the Bennettsville, South Carolina region. More Carolina bays here.

Davias Presents to Geological Society of America on Carolina Bays

I am trying to get the Powerpoint from Michael Davias, which I will post.  I am sure it is very, very cool.  His website is here: http://cintos.org/

 Goldsboro Ridge: How does a lake form on a hill?

 

SURFICIAL QUARTZ SAND DEPOSITS ON THE ATLANTIC COASTAL PLAIN: EOLIAN, [...]

Carolina Bays and Peat Fires

iPaper_embed(’79972389′, ‘key-y6alm3f9ndc57vgfupt’, ’600′, ’450′); But some bays have no peat!

“Analysis reveals that, unlike typical, peat-rich Carolina Bays, Howard Bay essentially lacks peat, diatoms, pollen, and other organic materials, and it also lacks substantial silt and clay. That suggests this Bay never held water for a sustained length of time. Furthermore, the presence of [...]

Carolina Bay Tour de Force: Davias’ startles Geological Society of America with Delmarva Marvels and other wonders

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Davias Carolina Bay Presentation [...]

Carolina Bays at Perigee Zero