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Rock Star

On July 14, 1862, geologist Florence Bascom was born. As a youngster, she accompanied her father and his university associates on field trips and was hooked on geology after an early trip to Mammoth Cave. Advancing through school and into … Continue reading

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Reading the Rocks

On November 14, 1792, geologist Charles Lyell was born. Although he trained as a lawyer, he had always been more interested in geology. Extensively travelled and a keen observer, he came to realize the marks of great prehistoric time were … Continue reading

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