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Literal GeoSign

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Lytton, BC is home to the only geosign I know of that is actually a sign made of geology. The jellyroll is a geologic structure made by a submarine slump. This monstrous example was uncovered at a local gravel mine, … Continue reading

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Geo’s Sign

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Today, I offer a geosign for the July Accretionary Wedge created by geoscientists and geographers: Geophysical surveys involve a lot of trying to figure out where you took measurements in relation to where you want data. In mountainous, forested, cloudy … Continue reading

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GeoSigns: Tanzania

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Continuing my temporary obsession with using the July Accretionary Wedge to dig through my photo collection, the signs in Tanzania regularly made me burst out laughing. A few favourites: 1. Signs in the Wilderness Driving 6 hours from town to … Continue reading

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Permanent Guide

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I’m getting a bit carried away with the July Accretionary Wedge on geologic and geographic signs. When visiting tourist attractions, I take photographs of the signs to identify where the subsequent photos are from, and to capture the popularly-accepted geologic … Continue reading

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Iconography of Disaster

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The July Accretionary Wedge on geologic and geographic signs gave me the excuse to finally share my collection of warning signs. I have a soft spot for the iconography of disaster, and the difficulty of sharing vital information in a … Continue reading

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