Getting to Know James Hutton

While many scientists have contributed to the ever growing and changing field of Geology, James Hutton remains the classical father of the field. But who was James Hutton, and what how did he come to his theories? James was born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1726. He was one of five children belonging to Sarah and … Continue reading Getting to Know James Hutton

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Rockhounding in French Polynesia

Greetings Fellow Rockhounds, In July of this year Leslie and I were able to scratch off a bucket list item.  We flew to Tahiti and boarded the Aranui 5 Hybrid cruise/cargo ship and traveled North West 800 miles to the remote island group known as the Marquesas (French Polynesia).  Although not currently active these are … Continue reading Rockhounding in French Polynesia