Kilauea, Earth’s Seething Reminder

If we need a reminder that there is still turmoil beneath the Earth's surface, all we need do is visit the Big Island where Mauna Loa still periodically threatens with its lava flows and Kilauea releases gigantic plumes of volcanic gases. When the sun sets, the glow of the magma burning just below Kilauea's crater lights... Continue Reading →

Quick Trip through Lassen National Park

If it hadn't been for a comment made by my son-in-law, I might never have considered going to this national park in Northern California. He said that it was underrated and that it deserved to be visited by more people. I can understand his opinion because as a geologist, the park is a showcase for... Continue Reading →

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