Category Archives: Geology

Close To The Edge

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Having given up all hope of finding intelligent life in the Land of Plate Tectonics I anticipated I would only encounter amber blobs [ambling aimlessly around in an azure eternity] when I entered the Land of Paleogeology. Avalonia was a … Continue reading

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Avalon

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Welcome aboard Malagabay Airlines. Our high speed journey [through space and time] from Aberdeen to Avalon will pass over [for your entertainment and enlightenment] many Arcane Areas of Academic Ambiguity. Left side passengers can take one last lingering look at … Continue reading

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Shaping Scotland In Two Shakes

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Ancient maps are frequently held in high esteem for their artistic qualities. But many observers simply dismiss the content of these ancient maps because modern maps are very different and very accurate. These differences are particularly stark when [for example] … Continue reading

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Finding Frisland

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The Zeno Map [claimed to have been drafted in the 1390s] was first published in 1558. The Zeno map is a map of the North Atlantic first published in 1558 in Venice by Nicolo Zeno, a descendant of Nicolo Zeno, … Continue reading

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Iceland Goes South

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The history of Iceland includes a curious Riches to Rags sub-plot which [beginning around the 16th century] transforms Iceland into “one of the poorest countries in Europe”. The Middle Ages The Icelandic Commonwealth lasted until the 13th century, when the … Continue reading

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The Red Score: Greenland Gold

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One of the more lustrous treasures found in Greenland is gold. Similarly, deposits of coal, diamonds, and many metals – including silver, nickel, platinum, copper, molybdenum, iron, niobium, tantalum, uranium, and rare earths – are known to exist, but not … Continue reading

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The Red Score: Tin Talks

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The history of Iceland has a Discredited Documents and Anomalous Artefacts problem. That Nordic island was not colonized by Europeans before the 9th c., and, yet, it has Roman coins covered by dark earth: The coin of Probus [conventionally 276-282; … Continue reading

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The Red Score: The Frozen Trail

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Karl Hoenke and Myron Paine have suggested the Lenape migrated to America from Greenland. Leni Lenape originated in Greenland and migrated via Hudson Bay, Minnesota, Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey to coast during period c . AD 1000 to … Continue reading

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The Red Score: Daniel Brinton

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After the Deluge the Lenape abandoned their “land of snow” and began their search for “warmer lands” by journeying over a frozen, slippery, stone-hard, tidal sea. The modern mainstream [before they decided the Red Score was a fake] simply assumed … Continue reading

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Crowd Source Science: Dutchsinse

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One of the more spectacular reactions to the Settled Science of Global Warming has been a resurgence of interest in Science [especially Earth Sciences] and with the emergence of Crowd Source Funding a new generation of independent Scientists [unfettered by … Continue reading

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Myths of the Cherokee: The Deluge

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The Mendacious Mainstream Myth Makers transformed 1905 into an Annus Mirabilis with the publication of North American Indian Fairy Tales. This pernicious tome presented to an “advanced civilisation” the collective cultural heritage of the “Indians of North America” as a … Continue reading

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Myths of the Cherokee: Struck by Lightning

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James Mooney noted the Cherokee utilise the “mysterious properties” of wood that has been struck by lightning. Following this line of inquiry reveals some very surprising information. These “mysterious properties” were employed by the Cherokee to prepare seeds for “a … Continue reading

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The Arabian Horizon – The Blue Sea

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Occasionally, fact checking a side issue opens up a whole new vein of surprising connections which were hidden in plain sight because I didn’t recognise the symbols. This new vein begins with the Chinese tradition of assigning colours to the … Continue reading

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The Arabian Horizon – The Lost Lands: Dilmun

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The Gradualist Skool of Historians encounter a few narrative problems whenever they fail to recognise natural catastrophes. For example: Gradualist Historians have a problem locating the ancient country of Dilmun. Dilmun or Telmun was an ancient Semitic speaking country mentioned … Continue reading

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Louis Hissink: An Origin for Quartz Sand

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One of the more puzzling geological problems is explaining the origin of quartz sand and its solidified product, sandstone. Mainstream understanding of the problem is hampered by the belief that most sedimentary deposition occurs in aqueous environments: creeks, rivers, lakes, … Continue reading

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The Arabian Horizon – The Lost Lands: Punt

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When the Gradualist Skool of Historians defers to the Gradualist Skool of Geologists then the historical narrative becomes anachronistic and anomalous. For example: Gradualist Historians can’t agree upon the exact location of the Land of Punt. The Land of Punt, … Continue reading

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The Arabian Horizon – The Liwa Impact

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One of the more striking artefacts in the Gazetteer from Ptolemy’s Geographia is the curious semicircle of locations in the centre of the Arabian Peninsula. In effect, Ptolemy developed the first Geographical Information System. Much more significantly, it makes GIS … Continue reading

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The Arabian Horizon – The Ptolemy Inheritance

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Ptolemy’s Geographia is the most extraordinary hidden in plain sight classical source document that meticulously details the geography of the Earth as it evolves through the Arabian Horizon and the Heinsohn Horizon. The Geography, also known by its Latin names … Continue reading

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The Arabian Horizon: The Dry Deluge

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The origin of Saharan Sand is one of life’s great mysteries. Sand is the result of finely weathered and eroded rock. It takes tens of thousands, if not millions, of years for exposed rock to weather into sand. The longer … Continue reading

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The Arabian Horizon: The Big Chill

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Leona Libby’s Isotopic Tree Thermometers was published 40 years ago. Her paper was extraordinary in many ways. Firstly, Leona Libby applied an objective scientific methodology to dendrochronology. Long term isotope changes in precipitation, caused by changes in climatic temperatures, are … Continue reading

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