Category: geology

The Corazón del Fuego volcano erupts in Guatemala, 2015. Photo by Andrew Shepard, National Geographic. Corazón del Fuego means “heart of fire,” which is the best volcano name ever.

German lobby card for Earthquake (1974)

Primordial Earth, painted by Chesley Bonestell for LIFE magazine, December 8, 1952.

August 5, 1969 – NASA displays moon rocks brought back with the Apollo 11 mission. The rock box was opened for the first time in the Vacuum Laboratory of Johnson Space Center’s Lunar Receiving Laboratory. (NASA)

Prospecting on an asteroid, illustrated by Pamela Lee.

Volcanism on Titan, moon of Saturn, illustrated by Kenneth Fagg for IF, July 1953.

The Silver Spur and Swann Ridge formations on the Moon, August 1, 1971, photographed by Apollo 15 astronaut Jim Irwin.

From the depths of my draft folder, including a dead link.

Is this a seismometer?

(USGS)

Volcanism on Titan, moon of Saturn, illustrated by Kenneth Fagg for IF, July 1953.

The Moon, photographed during the Apollo 11 mission, July 16-24, 1969.

(Apollo Archive)