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Archaeology

Geology has had a massive impact on civilisation. From the tools and shelter of the earliest human; to the location and power of the Greek and Roman empires.

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Architecture

Architecture has always been influenced by geology, structurally and aesthetically. What is that building stone, where does it come from, will it weather well? Geology and geological maps provide the answers to these and many other questions.

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... match me such marvel save in Eastern clime, a rose-red city half as old as time.
Petra by John William Burgon, 1845.

 

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