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Electronic Geology Field Trips

Posted by on January 28, 2012

These geology themed electronic field trips will have you seeing stars.


  • Virtual Cave
    Explore Sea, Lava Tube, Solution, and Glacier Caves from around the world.


  • Dig It! The Secrets of Soil
    The online version of the Smithsonian’s 18-month exhibit on soil.

  • Earth Trips
    Not a “true” electronic field trip, but the site offers excellent field photos and good explanations on how to discover the raw information of earth science in the same way professionals do when they are out in field.

  • E-Trip to a Coal Mine
    This is a video based electronic field trip to a Kentucky coal mine.

  • Galapagos Geology on the Web
    Created by scientists at Cornell University, this site gives you background information on Galapagos and clickable maps.

  • Rock Stars of Canada
    Tells the story of a group of 19th century scientists who tramped, paddled and rolled across Canada to study the geology of Canada’s varied terrain.

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