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GEOL 157 Introduction to Northwest Geology

Introduction to the earth science with particular emphasis on the geology of the Northwest. Topics to be studied will include the history and structure of the Earth, rocks and minerals, ore deposits and economic minerals, fossils, volcanic geology, geology of the Northwest, glacial geology and origin of local landforms. Anticipated field trips may include some of the following: trips to the Tseax lava flow, a local glacier, one or more mineralized areas, and a historical geology/regional structure trip. (3,3,0)

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