The GeoChristian

The Earth. Christianity. They go together.

U-Haul trucks — geological billboards

Here’s the side of our U-Haul truck from our Colorado to Missouri move last month:

Like many U-Haul trucks, this one had a geological theme depicted on its side:

Did you know… Strange flora, previously unknown to science, were discovered in the hidden Ketona Dolomite Glades, an area often referred to as a “botanical lost world.” Why do these mysterious rare plants grow only over this unique Cambrian rock?

A further description of the plants that grow on the Ketona Dolomite, and how the composition of this dolomite affects the plants, can be found at

Thanks, U-Haul, for your contribution to Earth science education.

Grace and Peace

January 3, 2010 - Posted by | Biology, Geology, Science Education | ,


  1. I like the ones with some text explanation on them best. Yesterday I saw one that had some sort of green, bubbly, donut-looking things on the side and I couldn’t figure out what it was supposed to be. I didn’t notice a state or geographic area mentioned either.


    Comment by WebMonk | January 7, 2010

  2. New York’s is geology related also – about a mastodon found in Hyde Park.


    Comment by Virginia Peterson | January 7, 2010

  3. That U-Haul needs to be washed!


    Comment by Malarky | January 10, 2010

  4. It was dirty when I got it, it was dirty when I returned it. But it was clean inside.


    Comment by geochristian | January 10, 2010

  5. I have seen U-Haul South Dakota vans with an image of the giant Cretaceous sea turtle.


    Comment by on-the-rocks | January 17, 2010

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