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Larry Wieland’s Grand Canyon Panorama Project
The Grand Canyon Panorama Project is a collection of hundreds of interconnected 360° panoramas of Grand Canyon National Park. The project was created by me 20 years ago.
New Publication explores the origin and geology of the Rio de Flag of Flagstaff, Arizona
"This geology and trail guide is for anyone who likes to walk, be outdoors, and is interested in the geology in and around Flagstaff.” Richard Holm
AZGS Economic Impact Survey – Update
The raw results of spring's AZGS economic impact survey are now in. We are pulling together the survey data, interviews, and web analytics to complete the picture. Stay tuned.
Geologist Don Applebee passes

Donald J. Applebee Jr., geologist and former President of the Arizona Geological Society passed away suddenly on 27 May 2019. Don was a long-time geologist for ASARCO. He  was born on 15 Feb. 1958 in Erie, PA, where he grew up. Don was a well known and well respected member of the southern Arizona mining community. 

Bell Copper’s Perseverance Copper Porphyry Project – K-20 drill hole
Assay results from Bell Copper's K-20 drill hole, Perseverance Project, Kingman, Arizona
Using Arizona to Explore the Moon

The Black Point Lava Flow in a new AZGS electronic postcard is a timely reminder of the Apollo program, 50 years after the first landing on the Moon, and of NASA’s recently articulated goal to land astronauts at the lunar south pole within the next five years.  

ARIZONA ROCKS – The Postcards! Celebrating GSA-2019 Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona
The Arizona Geological Survey is celebrating GSA-2019 with 21 Arizona Rocks! digital postcards.
Full cost accounting of the 2010 Shultz Fire, Flagstaff, Arizona

Do you recall the Schultz Fire of 2010 that ravaged the southeast flank of San Francisco Mountain? The team at NAU’s Ecological Restoration Institute published a 44-p. report detailing the economic impact of this modest-size fire. The ecological and human impact of the  fire lingers on.

ML 3.6 Earthquake near Duncan/Safford in southeastern Arizona

At 10:01 a.m. on 27 April 2019, Duncan, Arizona and environs were rocked by an ML 3.6 earthquake. AZGS Research Geoscientist J.Y. Ben-Horin filed this preliminary report.

Preliminary evaluation of mineral resources of the Santa Cruz Valley National Heritage area

      In March 2019, President Donald Trump signed a public lands bill creating the Santa Cruz Valley National Heritage area encompassing parts of Santa Cruz and Pima Counties. This followed more than a decade of effort on the part of U.S.

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