The Barbarine - first climbed 1905 - Germany
The Barbarine - the best-known, free-standing rock formation in the German part of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains. The pinnacle is the symbol of Saxon Switzerland. First climbed on 19 September 1905 by mountaineers. Date: circa 1905
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Continental drift diagrams
A) The continents 175 million years ago. B) The continents 50 million years ago. Figs 65 & 67 from 'The Age of the Earth'. See also <a href='http://piclib.nhm.ac.uk/results.asp?image=006930'> 006930</a>. Date:
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Avshalom Stalactite cave, Beit Shemesh, Israel
Avshalom Stalactite Cave Nature Reserve (also called Soreq Cave). This 82-meter-long, 60-meter-wide cave is on the western slopes of the Judean Hills outside the city of Beit Shemesh, Israel. Sorek Cave is famous for its beautiful formations. Stalactites and stalagmites, but also many other forms of speleothems, especially calcite crystals, helictites and cave coral.
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