Tag Archives: World Heritage Site

New age proposed for Giants Causeway

UPDATE: The National Trust have released a statement, stating that the NT supports the scientific explanation, but that they simply highlight “that for some the debate continues”. To me, that still doesn’t fix the fundamental issue at play. There’s a … Continue reading

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The pyroclastic flows of Mount Doom

I thought I might take the opportunity to write a few posts about my first love – pyroclastic density currents (PDCs).  These are basically particle-laden flows, rich in ash and pumice, which form from explosive eruption columns or the collapse … Continue reading

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