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GEOL 169 GEOLOGY FIELD STUDIES-ZION NATIONAL PARK, UTAH

1 Unit - 0.5 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab
Transfers: CSU
Limitation: Students must be able to hike and camp (tents, sleeping bags, cooking, limited showers).
This field study course introduces students to the geology of the Colorado Plateau region with emphasis on the origin and evolution of Zion National Park, Utah. Introductory lectures complement direct field observations, field data collection, analysis and interpretation. The course is taught in the field. It is intended for both science majors and non-majors. Students in geology, earth science, marine science, biology and geography are encouraged to enroll. Students are limited to taking four field study courses in geological sciences (GEOL 165, 169, 170, 181, or 186) for a maximum of 4 units. NR



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