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Raised relief globe in the foyer of the Geological Survey of Austria
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Geology for Austria

Geology is omnipresent. Our daily grind is cross-linked with its geological base in different ways. In fact, how we perceive geology varies as much as the many aspects of this science which deals with the origin and structure of the Earth.  

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Palais Rasumofsky
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History of the Geological Survey