Where on Earth?
Do you have slides and photos you've collected from field work or vacations?
Every month, we'd like to feature one of your photos from anywhere in the world and invite other readers to guess where it was taken. Look every month in the print Geotimes for a new photo. Following are clues, answers and winners from past issues.

Send answers for the July 2002 Where on Earth? contest, which appears the print magazine, to Geotimes by July 29 (or postmarked by this date). From those answers, Geotimes staff will draw the names of 10 people who will win Where on Earth? T-shirts. And from those 10 names, we will draw the names of two people who will win a Brunton compass. 

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Answers to theMay and June photo contests:

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1. Although the argillaceous sedimentary rocks pictured here are more than a billion years old, this mountain's distinctive appearance is the work of a giant thrust sheet from 75 million years ago and of the carvings of ice sheets in the past half-million years.

2. The peak is located in the world's first international peace park, so designated in 1932.

3. The trail visible in the photo crosses the highest pass in the park in the course of its 18-kilometer journey through montane, sub-alpine and alpine zones.


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June winners:



1. This fissure hosts a spring that empties into a tributary of a river made famous by a composer who was known as a Southerner, but who grew up in New York.

2. The fissure is near a spring group popular with divers. Divers say the feature is more than 100 feet deep and opens into a cave. Three of the other springs are named for the body parts of Mephistopheles. The springs flow from one of the world's most productive karst aquifers.

3. The clothes of the people pictured contradict the area's actual climate. 

Name the tributary or the spring group.

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Answer: Sante Fe River or Ginnie Springs

May winners:

1. Kyle Champion (Tampa, FL)
2. Violet Grossu (California)
3. Jim Humphrey (Midland, TX)
4. Jacq Marie Jack (Atlanta, GA)
5. Matthew Lewis (Farmers Branch, TX)
6. Annette Lyle (Boise, ID)
7. Jim Mayo (Weaverville, NC)
8. Arthur N. Palmer (Oneonta, NY)
9. Janice Sellers (El Cerrito, CA)
10. Michael Thomas (Jacksonville, FL)

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