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-Harling Point erratics and migmatite, Oak Bay, Vancouver Island
-Westsong Way and Songhees Point, Victoria.
Whidbey Island: A series of trips to see Pleistocene glacial stratigraphy
Glacial erratics in the Salish Sea region are listed as a group, from Vancouver BC south, as well as Hood Canal. This set of trips visits large, unusual, or particularly significant erratics only.
Chuckanut formation geology (regardless of location):
Lowlands of Whatcom County:
-A short beach walk at Whatcom County’s Point Whitehorn Marine Reserve to see till, erratics, and nice island views.
San Juan Islands:
-West Beach, Lummi Island; alternating thin beds of sandstone and conglomerate (Chuckanut Fm.) on a nice beach.
-Pillow lava on San Juan, Lopez, and Cypress Islands
Western foothills of the North Cascades.
-Oyster Dome on Blanchard Mountain ( “South Chuckanut Mountain”).
-a stilpnomelane and chert deposit on Blanchard Mountain
-Greenstone of Bald Mountain and Big Rock, east of Mount Vernon
-the old limestone quarry above Concrete, Skagit valley
-short walk to phyllite east of Saxon, Whatcom County
-roadside pillow basalt in the Middle Fork Nooksack, Whatcom County.
Trips in the Cascade Mountains (excluding Mount Baker):
-The huge 2400 year old Church Mountain landslide in the North Fork Nooksack River at Glacier, Washington.
-Wells Creek Volcanics, near Nooksack Falls, North Fork Nooksack River
-Thick accumulation of Mazama ash alongside Highway 20, Skagit River valley
-Intrusive breccia of the Pollywog agmatite along highway 20, east of Ross Lake.
-Gold Mine Trail, Sumas Mountain: basal Chuckanut Fm and relics from a mining scam.
-The Baker River Trail: metamorphosed ocean basalt (greenschist), alluvium, waterfalls, cobbles in streams
Mount Baker geology field trips:
-Cougar Divide hike- felsic rocks from the Pleistocene
-The Pinus andesite lava, above Nooksack Falls, North Fork Nooksack
-A published GSA field trip guide to some Mount Baker Holocene deposits in the Baker River valley.
-Pillow lava along the Heart O’ The Hills Road, Olympic National Park.
-A beach walk on Marrowstone Island to see an intrusive dike, Pleistocene glacial deposits, and coastal erosion
-Adakite lava and breccia of Tamanowas Rock, west of Chimacum in Jefferson County.
-Unconformities and turbidites at Beach 4, Olympic National Park.
Fantastic pillow lava at Cape Disappointment State Park
Where to collect nice black augite crystals in Lewis County