Hail Maria Island Full of Awesome, Heaven art thou among islands.

Another weekend and yet another awesome adventure in Tasmania. This past weekend I had the pleasure of tagging along on a trip with members of the¬†Australian Centre for Research on Separation Science where my lovely partner Sin√©ad is doing some post-doctoral research. Our destination was Maria Island, a former penal colony off the coast of … More Hail Maria Island Full of Awesome, Heaven art thou among islands.

Tessellated Pavement: Of loaves, pans and canyons.

In geology and geomorphology, a tessellated pavement is a relatively flat rock surface that is subdivided into more or less regular rectangles, blocks approaching rectangles, or irregular or regular polygons by fractures, frequently systematic joints, within the rock. This type of rock pavement bears this name because it is fractured into polygonal blocks that resemble … More Tessellated Pavement: Of loaves, pans and canyons.