geological geological  /ˌdʒi ə ˈlɑ dʒɪ kəl/


  • (adj) of or relating to or based on geology


  1. Only time--geological time, that is--will tell.
  2. Pointing at CERN's grand geological amphitheater of the Jura and the Alps.
  3. Scientists are carefully measuring the geological activity in the national park because it contains the caldera of an enormous, ancient and still active volcano.


  1. Letter: There But for Fortune

    Such a pity that Willem Lange’s formative years were squandered many moons ago at a rural New England boarding school whose granite ledge foundations are apparently imbued with a miraculous blend of biblical and geological majesty.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Valley News

  2. Magnitude 6.7 quake strikes off Christmas Island: USGS

    LONDON (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.7 quake struck in the Indian Ocean east-northeast of Christmas Island on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake was recorded at a depth of 6.9 miles at a distance of 108 miles east-northeast of the Australian territory at 1647 GMT (12.47 p.m. ET), the USGS said. There was no immediate report of a tsunami warning from the Pacific Tsunami Warning ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Lupaka Gold Completes Crucero Project Structural Geology Assessment

    Lupaka Gold Corp. announces that it has completed and received a structural geological context and interpretation report developed from field work and aerial photo interpretation conducted by SRK Consulting ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance


  1. Premier Wen Jiabao, a geologist by training, called the quake "a major geological disaster," and traveled to the disaster area to oversee rescue and relief operations.
    on May 12, 2008 By: Wen Jiabao Source: Arizona Republic

  2. "Geological disposal is the internationally preferred approach for managing such waste and is being adopted in many countries including Belgium, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, the United States and Sweden," Mr Benn said.
    on Jun 12, 2008 By: Hilary Benn Source: Times Online

  3. "This is a geological monster," Clinton said. "You could stop that well, but what else might you do that might upset the ecostructure of the Gulf?"
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Bill Clinton Source: AFP

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