Tag: Rocks of the Great Lakes
Multicolored rocks cover Great Lakes beaches. They are the enduring legacy of past glaciers. The variety of rocks at Lake Michigan’s Left Coast is enormous. Artist Elizabeth G Fagan attempts to capture this unique beauty. “I am an amateur geologist,” says Fagan.
Permian Amphibian North America’s Great Lakes region was once the bed of an ancient sea. Fossils abound if one knows where and how to look. Paleozoic fossils of many periods regularly wash up on the […]
Time & Deep Time
The Geologic Timeline Put aside the drumbeat of your life. Clear your mind. Gather an image in your head of planet Earth spinning in tandem with Mercury, Venus, Mars, and the giant planets around the […]
Ghosts in the Stones
Ghosts in the Stones Lake Michigan reached record low-water levels in January, 2013, creating bountiful beaches on Wisconsin’s shoreline. By Winter, 2014, however, the Lake started rising. By April, 2020, it had risen more than […]