Geology field trip April 12

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West Beach, Deception Pass State Park consists of eroded Pleistocene glacial deposits. Fidalgo Island, across Deception Pass, consists of sea floor rocks accreted to the margin of North America. West Beach, Deception Pass State Park consists of eroded Pleistocene glacial deposits. Fidalgo Island, across Deception Pass, consists of sea floor rocks accreted to the margin of North America.

Register now for MBVRC’s April 12th guided geology field trip, oriented towards a general audience. The all-day trip is a fundraiser for our research and grant program. We will visit a number of outcrops at Deception Pass, Mount Erie, and the Chuckanut Coast. The trip leader is Scott Babcock, geology professor at Western Washington University and coauthor of ‘Hiking Guide to Washington Geology’ (originally published as ‘Hiking Washington’s Geology’). Scott has led geology trips for general audiences in many parts of the world.

TRIP COST: the trip is open to each person who makse a minimum $75 tax-deductible donation to MBVRC, until the vans are full. MBVRC will provide van transport and handouts.

Ribbon chert deposited in the deep ocean is now exposed at Rosario Head. Ribbon chert deposited in the deep ocean…

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