Geology World Cup Quarterfinals!

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We’re down to eight countries in the 2018 Geology World Cup. Cast your ballot here to see which make it to the final 4 standing.

Game 1: Russia vs. Perú

Few volcanic events on Earth have been as big as the Siberian Traps in Russia. These massive lava flows and explosive ash deposits happened ~252 million years ago and lasted for hundreds of thousands of years. The eruptions may have dumped over 1 million cubic kilometers of volcanic material on the surface! That would have released a h

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