Hydrogeology of the Edwards Aquifer

About 500-600 million years ago in the Paleozoic era, long before the calcium precipitate that became the Edwards limestone was deposited on the seafloor, the area that is now the Gulf of Mexico was high and mountainous and an ancient sea came in from the northwest.

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Karst Features and Hydrogeology in West-central Florida-A ...

Figure 1. -- Mining exposed this typical karst limestone surface which exhibits the characteristically enlarged porosity created by dissolution (from Tihansky, 1999).

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Pollution – Just Facts

contamination of air, water, or soil by substances that are harmful to living organisms. Pollution can occur naturally, for example through volcanic eruptions, or as the result of human activities, such as the spilling of oil or disposal of industrial waste.

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Glossary - sci.waikato.ac.nz

That part of the continental edge that is between the shoreline and the continental slope, which has a very gentle slope of 0.1°, and is often under the sea.

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Hoodoos - NPS.gov Homepage (U.S. National Park Service)

General Description: Hoodoos 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 Colorado Plateau and in the Badlands regions of the Northern Great Plains.

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10(x) Hillslope Processes and Mass Movement - Geography

In many mountainous areas, shallow coarse soils develop over bedrock. Under the right consitions, large downslope movements of this material can occur.

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Glossary | Select Stone

A A-frame A wooden or metal rack constructed in the shape of an "A" on which large stone slabs are shipped and stored. Abate To cut away so as to leave parts in relief.

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Cave - Wikipedia

Solutional caves or karst caves are the most frequently occurring caves. Such caves form in rock that is soluble; most occur in limestone, but they can also form in other rocks including chalk, dolomite, marble, salt, and gypsum.

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Bimini Road - Wikipedia

The Bimini Road, sometimes called the Bimini Wall, is an underwater rock formation near North Bimini island in the Bahamas.The Road consists of a 0.8 km (0.50 mi)-long northeast-southwest linear feature composed of roughly rectangular to subrectangular limestone blocks.

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Glossary | Resources | Discovering Geology | British ...

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A. Aftershock — An earthquake which follows a larger earthquake or main shock and originates at or near the ...

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