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Stromatolites: Archean Stromatolite, Canada

Archean stromatolite from Port Epworth, Nunavut Canada.

Scientists found the stromatolites, which are considered the oldest fossils on Earth, that could also lead to search life on Mars.

Fossil Algae on the Half Shell - subarcticmike - Proterozoic fossil algae, a laminated mound cracked in half and fallen from a layer up above; geotagged location west of Port Epworth, Kitikmeot region, Nunavut, Canada for stromato

Cross section of 1.8 billion year old fossil stromatolites at Great Slave Lake, Canada.  Rock formations produced by successive layers of thin microbial films trapping sediment.

Cross section of billion year old fossil stromatolites at Great Slave Lake, Canada. Rock formations produced by successive layers of thin microbial films trapping sediment.

The Devil's Tower is an igneous intrusion or laccolith in the Bear Lodge Mountains (part of the Black Hills) near Hulett and Sundance in Crook County, northeastern Wyoming, above the Belle Fourche River. It rises dramatically 1,267 feet (386 m) above the surrounding terrain and the summit is 5,114 feet (1,559 m) above sea level.

Devils Tower National Monument - encyclopedia article about Devils Tower National Monument. =>East face of Devils Tower.

minsara volcanic rock formation in Makhtech Ramon

minsara volcanic rock formation in Makhtech Ramon

Stromatolites in outcrop, cryptozoon proliferum (Hall, 1882). Hoyt limestone, late Cambrian (~500 Ma). Lester Park, Saratoga Springs, N.Y., July, 2012.

read more Robert Byers: I read Wallace’s book long ago and liked it and understood it better then modern textbooks.

Shining a light on ancient stromatolites : Nature News

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Ramsö En-echelon Dyke Apophyses Kosterhavet Sweden

Ramsö En-echelon Dyke Apophyses Kosterhavet Sweden

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