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GeoLogica Cryptic Crossword

Try your hand at our cryptic crossword – answers to follow next week.

Let us know how you get on info@geologicaworld.com

The GeoLogica Quiz 1 May 2020

Last week’s quiz went down so well, we’ve decided to do another one for this week!

Q1. Where is this photo and what does it show geologically?

Triassic Dolomites Italy GeoLogica

Q2. Where is the area shown below? What is the origin of the prominent linear landforms? Image courtesy Google Earth.

Q3. Solve the geological anagrams below:

A RIGHTS PARTY

SUPER COARSELY

TOXIN PAROLE

I SAIL FANCY SEAS

Q4. Geography clearly wasn’t the strong point of the producers of the film Krakatoa, East of Java but it’s also a line from a 1979 song by which band (named after a hairdo and an aeroplane)?

For a bonus point – when was the most recent serious eruption of Anak Krakatau?

The GeoLogica Quiz 23 April 2020

To help divert you during the Lockdown we present the GeoLogica Quiz, a monthly smorgasbord of geological trivia. Answers in next week’s post!

Q1. Where is this outcrop and what does it show (relevant info on formation, age and structure)? Extra points awarded for interesting observations.

Q2. Where in the world is this Google Earth image and what does it show? (image courtesy of Google Earth)

Q3. Solve the four geological anagrams below:

IGLOO CAGE

STOLEN TACTICS

RECRIMINATIONS PIE TEST

VISCERAL ROT CRIES

Q4. A geocultural question – what catastrophic geological event occurred around 1600BC and how may it have affected human history?