Those of us who live on the Pacific Northwest know that it is a geologically dynamic place. It's not something we are generally aware of, but earthquakes periodically shake us into remembering just who - or what - is in charge.
Have you ever considered though how the beautiful mountain summits formed, or what geological hazards are managed through man's intervention?
July 15, 2014
The bag was sealed tight and there were no rips in it. Gold and water remained in the bag. So where did the gemstones go?
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