Students in introductory geology courses (GEOL 111, 115, and others) travel to Taylors Falls where three important episodes spanning over a billion years in the earth history of our region are exposed. Geology faculty lead an exploration of rocks and landscape features representing volcanism, a shallow sea, and glacial ice cover on this trip.
Professor Clotts discusses the formation of the St. Croix River Valley with the student s
Students observe and take notes on the various geologic units present at Taylors Falls
GEOL 115: ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGY TRIP TO TAYLORS FALLS, FALL 2005
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