Sunday, August 28, 2011
|Not the mountain just a lower peak that we didnt hit because it is like only 6000 feet.|
The "Colts" at least that's what they are called in Romanian, it means fangs.
|Dad going off the edge of the world on descent.|
|Me on the way down.|
Friday, August 26, 2011
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
The dangers of climbing, poor guys heart stopped there in 2009. Its serious people, not a game!
At the summit, SOLO!
On the way up.
I did Cristianul Mare today, solo. The peak is called Postivarul and is at 5847 feet, not very high but the trail starts at under 700 feet, so thats cool. I had a good climb, went reeealy fast though.
Monday, August 22, 2011
Friday, August 19, 2011
Hi Everyone, I am in a science mood. so, I thought I would to a post on...
Kronosaurus (pronounced /ˌkrɒnoʊˈsɔrəs/ kron-o-sawr-əs, meaning "lizard of Kronos") is an extinct genus of short-necked pliosaur. It was among the largest pliosaurs, and is appropriately named after the leader of the Greek Titians, Cronus.
Kronosaurus lived in the pre-flood and possibly post-flood world. K-saurus may have be come extinct because of post-flood changing oxygen levels, or changing ocean temperatures after a large ice caps developed at the poles following and during the Ice Age.
The holotype specimen of the species K. queenslandicus was described by Longman in 1924, and is currently in the Queensland Museum. Hampe described a second species, K. boyacensis, in 1992 from Colombia.Size issues
Body-length estimates had previously put the total length of Kronosaurus at 12.8 meters (43 feet). However, a recent study comparing fossil specimens of Kronosaurus to other pliosaurs suggests that the previous estimate was an exaggeration, with the true length probably being only 9–10 meters (30–33 feet).
The teeth of Kronosaurus are large in length (exceeding 7 cm - the largest up to 30 cm long with 12 cm crowns). However, they lack carinae (cutting edges) and the distinct trihedral (three facets) of Pliosaurus and Liopleurodon teeth. The combination of large size, conical shape and lack of cutting edges allows for easy identification of Kronosaurus teeth in Cretaceous deposits from Australia.
Large, round bite-marks have been found on the skull of an Australian elasmosaurid (Eromangasaurus) that could be from a Kronosaurus attack. Some believe Kronosaurus to have had venom pods or possibly gas chambers in its head.
Some creationsists believe that this could be the Leviathan described in the book of Job.
Information taken from (Bibliography)
The Great Dinosaur Mystery Solved
The Answers Book
Frozen in Time
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
|So if you lookin the center way back I am on my back with the roof about 8 inches above my head. haha|
|Dad coming around a bend|
|Underground Yoga. Very relaxing. haha|
|Dad coming through an off tunnel.|
|BATS!!! E E E|
|So much for that watch!!|
|I got slightly dirty, and I look like I have a fat head!!! LOL!!! Caving is not for the lazy!!! Unless you are talking about like taking a walk-through guided tour, YUCK, do it for REAL!!!|