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San Simeon earthquake
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future for coral reefs
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coordinated scientific characterization of this important groundwater system.
Applied Geology in Service
of the Public Welfare
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to the public.
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An Inukshuk (ee-nook-shook) is a pile of stones
that represents a person, as pictured here in Nunavut, the new Canadian territory
for the Inuit people. These structures are traditional landmarks in the Arctic
region, where there are no trees and few distinguishing features to use for reference
while traveling. The orientation of the stones may also give guidance by marking
a trail on the tundra. Read about development in
the Inuit territory. Image courtesy of the Governments of the Northwest Territories