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This publication is the 1st peer-reviewed selection of papers concentrating on the potential for delusion storylines to yield info and classes which are of price to the geological sciences. construction at the nascent self-discipline of geomythology, scientists and students from various disciplines have contributed to this quantity. The geological dangers (such as earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions and cosmic affects) that experience given upward thrust to myths are thought of, as are the sacred and cultural values linked to rocks, fossils, geological formations and landscapes. There also are discussions concerning the historic and literary views of geomythology. nearby insurance contains Europe and the Mediterranean, Afghanistan, Cameroon, India, Australia, Japan, Pacific islands, South the US and North the USA. fable and Geology demanding situations the common idea that myths are fictitious or in a different way missing in price for the actual sciences.

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