Fresh Thinking by Optiro
28 - The travels of a geologist (part 4)
Jan 20, 2020 · 14 min
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When you travel the world visiting mines, you encounter extremes in weather, altitude and travel. In this final part of the travels of a geologist, Director of Geology at Optiro Ian Glacken recalls how he almost got frostbite in an unlikely country and about potholes so big they could swallow a car.

In this episode:

1:10 What has been the hottest and coldest places you've been as a travelling geologist? 4:05 Frostbite in Morocco (almost) 5:52 What is the highest mine above sea level you've ever been to? 7:35 Where have the longest road trips been? 10:10 Air travel surely features heavily in the life of a travelling geologist? 12:17 Are you going to keep travelling?

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