Missoula Flood

The Great Missoula Flood -by David Rives

Now, since the nineteenth century, uniformitarianism has dominated geology. This is the idea that present day processes and rates are the key to what happened in the past. But scientists are slowly having to let go of this idea, because they increasingly realize that catastrophes are a big part of Earth’s past. One such catastrophe was the Lake Missoula flood.

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Come Dig With Me In Kansas

There is still space to join David on the dig this September. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE BROCHURE Each year, I lead a paleontological dig in western Kansas at a site classified as part of the Niobrara Formation. The first time that I was in this area I did not expect to find that as…

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