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Book talk- Geology Underfoot in Western Washington

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Next book presentation by Dave Tucker*:

Camano Island Library

Saturday, April 21: 10:00am – 12:00pm

848 N. Sunrise Blvd., Camano Island, WA 98282

Directions here.

*Yes, alive and well.

Honeycomb weathering in the Chuckanut

A field trip to Larrabee State park, Governor Lister Cliffs, and a brief description of how honeycomb weathering produces ‘tafoni’ structures is now available.

Racehorse Creek landslide field trip

A hiking field trip to the complex deep-seated Racehorse Creek landslide of January 7, 2009 is now available for your geological pleasure.

Blowers Bluff geologic field trip added

A geological field trip to the fabulous glacial and interglacial deposits at Blowers Bluff on Whidbey Island is now up. You can find it at


The field trip will be found by going to “The Field Trips”, then “Pleistocene Glacial Stratigraphy on Whidbey Island”, then the trip. YOu can also find the earlier trip to Useless Bay and Double Bluff there.