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Accretionary Wedge #42: Natural History Museum Floor

I am grateful that the topic of this month’s Accretionary Wedge was expanded from just countertops to include any sort of decorative rock, because I grew up in a sadly formica- and linoleum-laden household. Sure, there were nice hardwood floors … Continue reading

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Accretionary Wedge #41: El Mayor-Cucapah Earthquake

The El Mayor-Cucapah earthquake was a M7.2 centered in Baja California, Mexico, that occurred on 4 April 2010. It was the largest earthquake in Baja California since 1892, and the largest to shake southern California since the M7.3 1992 Landers … Continue reading

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