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Many of you will remember a hike I completed last October in southern Utah (link here). This year, a similar group of friends went into Grand Gulch, a marvelous little canyon located on Cedar Mesa. You can access the BLM web site for Grand Gulch here.I am including many photos from this six-day hike but little details on specific locations. A hike in Grand Gulch requires knowledge of changing conditions, stamina, and proper gear. It is a long ways away from help. But for those who are prepared, […]
My colleague and fellow educator, Dr. Kent Colbath, recently traveled to Iceland with his daughter Megan where they were able to complete a scenic flyover of an erupting volcano. Kent has pieced together an excellent 6-minute video that shows his footage of the flyover.The video also includes some excellent graphics that explain what is happening geologically in Iceland. Check it out and thank you Kent!Bardabunga volcano erupting in early September, 2014.
I can honestly say that it was the summer clouds that drew first to Arizona. Growing up in California, we had some nice clouds but nothing like the power and size of a summer desert cloud.Friend John P. forwarded this link to me - an amazing 7 minute video by Bryan Snider that captures the power and beauty of the just concluded Arizona monsoon. Check it out here. You will be amazed!In his own words:"It was incredible, epic, amazing," said Snider, a founding member of Arizona Storm Chasers who […]
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