nationalgeographic.com More than 160 million years ago, long-necked dinosaurs called sauropods lumbered through the ancient lagoons that dotted what is now Great Britain. Now, dozens of their footprints have been found on the forbidding, wave-pounded coast of Scotland’s Isle of Skye. READ MORE
About John Good
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud John Good contributed a whooping 124 entries.
Entries by John Good
smithsonianmag.com At the age of 57, geologist Ursula Marvin traveled to Antarctica to hunt for meteorites, the first woman to ever do so. READ MORE
heraldextra.com Steve Acerson stopped his car and waited for the shooting to stop. It was coming from the left, where a group of three men were shooting across the dirt road at a target pinned to a fence, just several yards away from a sign that warned about cultural artifacts in the area. Up the […]
progressnewspaper.org What types of plants or animals lived long ago but are no longer in existence? How do we know they existed? For those answers, we look to the fossil record which provides a wealth of information on what once existed on the Earth. READ MORE
wral.com A researcher at North Carolina State University has recovered a clutch of rare dinosaur eggs from cliffs in Utah. READ MORE
seattlepi.com Friday marks the 318-year anniversary of one of the greatest earthquakes on record along the Pacific Coast – the estimated 9.2 “Cascadia” quake that struck just off our coast on Jan. 26, 1700. To coincide with the anniversary, NOAA and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center have released a computer model depiction of how the […]
ksl.com If you ever take the long journey to visit what is arguably Utah’s most famous artwork, there are a few things it might be useful to take along for the ride: An art historian to explain it. A couple of city dwellers who have never seen it before. A college student who heard about […]
futurity.org A new study details the only fossilized specimen of a species previously unknown to science—an “obscure” stalked filter feeder. READ MORE
deseretnews.com While hurricanes were devastating Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, fires were wreaking havoc in California and other global natural disasters were delivering widespread destruction, some here in Utah expressed relief to live in a place where we do not face such devastating natural hazards. READ MORE
kutv.com To many in southern Utah it’s known as the “Glitter Mine” but to one Veyo business owner, Russ Feller, it’s more than that, it’s his livelihood. READ MORE
POPULAR POSTS & PAGES
- Rock & Mineral Collecting Sites
- The Rockhounder: Dugway Geode Beds, Juab County
- Glad You Asked: What are Those Lines on the Mountain? From Bread Lines to Erosion-Control Lines
- Glad You Asked: Ice Ages – What are they and what causes them?
- The Rockhounder: Topaz and other minerals found at Topaz Mountain, Juab County
- Glad You Asked: Igneous, Sedimentary, & Metamorphic Rocks
- Commonly Asked Questions About Utah's Great Salt Lake & Lake Bonneville
- Geologic Maps
LEARN MORE ABOUT THE UTAH GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
The Utah Geological Survey (UGS) is a division of the Utah Department of Natural Resources. Several specialized programs comprise the UGS: Energy & Minerals, Geologic Hazards, Geologic Information & Outreach, Geologic Mapping, Groundwater & Wetlands, and Paleontology.
1594 West North Temple, Suite 3110
Salt Lake City, Utah 84116
PO BOX 146100
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114
Monday through Friday,
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.