Category: Mountains

The Sea’s First Tides – in Utah

High in the mountains, far from the sea, a record of earth’s early tides reveals that one billion years ago, a day on earth was much shorter.

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Waves in the Mountains

Each of Maya Lin’s and Andy Goldsworthy’s enormous installations at the Storm King Art Center – hers a grass wavefield on an 11-acre site, his a 2,278-foot-long stone wall, is of the sea; a sea that has long disappeared.

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Giant Marine Fossil in Downtown Fayetteville, AR

Three college students digging in a drainage ditch on a busy road found an eight-foot-long fossil of an animal that lived in the sea 325 million years ago. What was it doing there, and why is it so large?

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