Nov 24, 2020  
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEY 4820 - Geologic Evolution: Grand Canyon to Mt. Whitney – Seminar

This course examines the stratigraphic, structural and tectonic evolution of the southwestern Cordilleran Province from the Colorado Plateau east of the Grand Canyon to the Sierran Front near Mount Whitney in preparation for expedition GEY 4830. Detailed study of geologic processes, structures and landforms includes construction of geologic cross-sections, map and air photo interpretation and discussion of current literature. This course may be repeated for credit once with permission of the instructor but may be counted only once toward degree program requirements.

Prerequisites & Notes
The prerequisite is GEY 1111. GEY 2112 is recommended as pre- or corequisite. The course will be offered every even-numbered fall.

Credits: 2

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