The historical geology of the Great Lakes provides fascinating insights into the staggeringly powerful forces of nature which, together with patient eons of time, can dramatically convert enormous sections of mother Earth to entirely new landscapes. Let’s see how that happened with the Great Lakes.
Geology literally means "to talk about the Earth". Here at Bright Hub’ you’ll find a variety of informative, easy-to-read articles that engage you in a conversation about all things Earth. From volcanoes to diamonds, from earthquakes to stactites, find everything you want to know about geology.
The land features of North Dakota are more varied than the state’s popular conception as flat monotony would suggest. They include badlands, rolling plateaus, and the flat beds of extinct glacial lakes.
South Africa has some of the most diverse terrain and microclimates in all of Africa. From the biologically diverse shrublands of the Cape Peninsula to high, windswept mountains framing plateau grasslands, South Africa’s land features are both scenic and ecologically significant.
The mountains attract many people year around, but winter sports draw thousands of people to the slopes. Avalanche natural disasters can happen when a slab of snow is unstable and breaks away down the mountainside. This article looks at the types and causes of avalanches.
Are you looking for a complete list of natural disasters? If so, read on to get this list and learn more facts and statistics about each.