Geology

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Huge sinkholes appearing in the wrong places

FRASER, Mich. — Dora Linda Nishihara was driving in San Antonio one dark evening in early December when she suddenly disappeared from sight. Later, her car, with her body inside, was found at the...

DATE: May 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Geology workshop offered Saturday

Durango Nature Studies will offer a Geology Rocks Workshop from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Durango Nature Center. Brooks Mitchell will be program facilitator. Learn about and explore the...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Boettcher gives Fort Lewis College $150,000 for new hall

The Boettcher Foundation on Thursday announced a gift of $150,000 to Fort Lewis College for its new Geosciences, Physics and Engineering Hall . While the building is funded primarily by the state,...

DATE: April 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Fort Lewis College’s new hall to mix high-tech labs and beauty

Fort Lewis College geosciences, physics and engineering professors are champing at the bit to get into new quarters, a $35-million building full of state-of-the-art laboratories, an observatory,...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Geology park work slated for this year

An overlook on Rim Drive designed in honor of a young Durango native, who died in an avalanche, will enter its largest construction phase this year. The friends and family of Peter Carver have been...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Riches in the La Platas?

A fortuitous discovery in La Plata Canyon three weeks ago has led four mineral hounds to dream of having come across a source of gem-quality stones. “I found what I thought was a quartz vein,” Mark...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Chimney Rock headed for the big time

Visitors to the Chimney Rock Archaeological Area find a landscape of stark, silent beauty. They find a place to contemplate the ancient past and to ask questions that may never be answered. Chimney...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News