Category Archives: Excursions & travels

Leaving geology for a black willow

I’m not that active here as you might have noticed. The reason is mainly that Ive decided to quit studying geology this winter without being finished with my MSc… Yes I’m a quitter… While becoming a father last year my … Continue reading

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Crows kicks and a priest’s bathtub

Near the south Swedish town Simrishamn here in the province of Skåne (Scania), in a small fishing village called Vik theres some nice Cambrian quartzite geology exposed near the ocean (the surrounding geology is a mixture of older horst risen gneiss, … Continue reading

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Allarps Bjär and the stone of manly men

Yesterday I took a little car trip to the central parts of Skåne (Scania). To the area located on the Tornqvist zone which is rich in remains of volcanoes (basalt necks). This time to a location named Allarps Bjär (Bjär … Continue reading

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The volcanoes of Scania

(Fig. Modified map from Bergelin thesis showing a handfull of basalt necks. There exist over a 100 in total) Sweden is hardly famous for its volcanoes and most Swedes doesnt know about them. But we do have them, or at … Continue reading

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Silurian Crinoids

One of million perks of going to the island of Gotland is seing Silurian paleontology second to none. The island is so unbelievably rich in fossils from the Silurian. Here are some crinoids (Crinoidea) that I took photos of in … Continue reading

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Fågelsång GSSP

Here are some photos from Fågelsångsdalen (Fågelsång Upper Ordovician GSSP) near where I live (one of the only two GSSP we have in Sweden). Also a photo of a unknown species of graptolite I found there.

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Rebirth

Hi and welcome to my new blog on geology and paleontology. You might recognize me from before when I operated the blog Antimonite, and then also Terra Incognita which partly was written in English. Nowdays Im a graduate student (masters … Continue reading

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