California Naturalist
California Naturalist
California Naturalist
University of California
California Naturalist

Advanced Trainings


 Training Name Geology of the Marin Headlands
 
 Organization Name Point Reyes National Seashore Association
 
 Website for more information http://www.ptreyes.org/camps-classes-programs/field-institute/classes/geology-marin-headlands
 
 Start date 11/05/2017
 
 Brief course description

Learn about the plate tectonics of the Farallon and North American plates and the world-famous exposures of pillow basalts, folded ribbon cherts, and mélange of the Franciscan Complex. Find out about Ice Age cycles, sea-level changes, and the evolution of San Francisco Bay. Hike about 4 miles at Hawk Hill, Point Bonita lighthouse, and Rodeo Beach.

-This is a 4 mile round trip, be sure to be prepared and wear shoes with good tread.
-Youth, ages 12 and up, are welcome with adult supervision.
-This class will be held outdoors. 
-If you have any special circumstances or questions, please contact us at fieldinstitute@ptreyes.org

 
 County location Marin County
 
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