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When Did the Ice Age End?

Most people think of the Ice Age as something that happened so long ago that not a sign of it remains. But did you know that geologists say we are...

How Are Icebergs Formed?

We may think of icebergs as exciting and interesting things to see, but they are a great danger to ocean vessels when they drift into shipping routes. One of the...

What Are Fossils?

The study of fossils is so important in helping man learn about his own past and that of animals who lived millions of years ago that it has developed into...

How Are Caves Formed?

Caves have long been linked with the history of man in many interesting ways. We know that late in the Old Stone Age, caves were the winter dwelling place of...

Why Are There so Many Different Kinds of Rocks?

Is there any boy anywhere in the world who hasn't filled up his pockets at some time with all kinds of strange rocks? The different sizes and shapes, some rough...

How Were the Mountains Made?

Because mountains are so big and grand, man thinks of them as unchanging and everlasting. But geologists, the scientists who study mountains, can prove that mountains do change and that...

Why Does Water Flow out of a Spring?

All the water that flows out of every spring once fell as rain. The rainwater soaks into the soil and enters into rocks through cracks. Of course, much of the...

What Is the Gulf Stream?

The Gulf Stream is an ocean current, the most famous ocean current of all. It is like a river that flows through the sea instead of on land. But the...

What Is a Whirlpool?

When most of us think of a whirlpool, we imagine a huge spinning body of water into which people and ships can be sucked and pulled down to their death....