Tag Archives: geology

How Santa Fe College Ended Up With One Of North Florida’s Largest Rock Collections

By on September 11th, 2013 | Last updated: September 11, 2013 at 2:38 pm

Santa Fe College gained one of the largest geological collections in North Florida for its natural history exhibit. The exhibit contains petrified wood, dinosaur fossils, a 4.6 billion-year-old meteorite and other various minerals in over 24 glass display cases.

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Meteor events relatively common, UF geologist says

By on February 15th, 2013 | Last updated: December 9, 2013 at 3:18 pm

A meteorite explosion that injured about 1,200 people Friday in Russia. A UF geologist said meteorites similar to that one are not uncommon.

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Strong earthquake hits Mexico

By on March 20th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:35 pm

A 7.6 magnitude earthquake hit the south of Mexico. Effects were felt all the way in Mexico City and Acapulco. But as a professor of geology at the University of Florida Mark Panning says, earthquakes in that area are common. […]

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