Arches of Utah

September 30, 2019 admin 0

Located just outside Moab, Utah, is a wonderland of more than 2,000 natural arches. Towering 85 feet (26 m) overhead, and spanning 65 feet (20 […]

Hammer, chisels

Hammer, chisels and other tool

September 16, 2019 admin 0

A geological hammer is necessary for most geological fieldwork, both for the collection of samples and, where necessary, to create fresh surfaces so that the […]

Slope support

Slope support

August 29, 2019 admin 0

Slope support Retaining walls: common practice and successful on small slopes and cut faces, but not on larger slopes. Large unstable slopes are not easily […]

Drainage of slides

August 14, 2019 admin 0

Pore water pressure is critical to slide stability, so drainage is usually very effective, and is the only economical method to stabilize large landslides within […]

What Causes Landslides?

August 8, 2019 admin 6

There are two primary categories of causes of landslides: natural and human caused. Sometimes, landslides are caused, or made worse, by a combination of the […]

Kola Borehole

Kola Superdeep Borehole

July 23, 2019 admin 3

The Kola Superdeep Borehole (Russian: Кольская сверхглубокая скважина) is the result of a scientific drilling project of the Soviet Union in the Pechengsky District, on […]