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 Training Name Geology Hike - Cliff House to the Golden Gate
 
 Organization Name Point Reyes National Seashore Association
 
 Website for more information http://www.ptreyes.org/camps-classes-programs/field-institute/classes/geology-hike-cliff-house-golden-gate
 
 Start date 04/01/2017
 
 Brief course description Explore the wild seascapes of San Francisco on this one-way hike along the Coastal Trail. Discover sandstones at the Cliff House, mélange at Lands End, and serpentinite at the Presidio, as well as beach, dune, and landslide deposits that sculpt this scenic shoreline. Discover the complex geology of the Franciscan rocks that record the collision and subduction of the Farallon Plate beneath North America. During our trip, we will also learn about natural hazards, the 1906 earthquake, Ice Age cycles, and climate change.


 
 County location Marin County
 
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