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Geology Underfoot in Southern Idaho

Shawn Willsey

Date / Time

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location

720 E. Park Blvd. Washington Group Plaza Central Auditorium
Boise , ID 83712

Contact Info

Contact Name:
Kim Taylor
Contact Phone Number:
(208) 780-5192

Description

Southern Idaho’s amazing history spans beyond that of human occupation. Etched in its rugged mountains, stark lava fields, and cascading rivers lies evidence of incredible geologic events. The scenic and varied landscape of southern Idaho records tales of cataclysmic floods, massive volcanic outbursts, huge glaciers, meteorite impacts, and ancient sequoia forests, as well as housing some of the oldest and youngest rocks in the western U.S. Join CSI geology professor and author, Shawn Willsey, as he unveils the inspiration, process, and stories of his new book, Geology Underfoot in Southern Idaho, a comprehensive guide to 23 fascinating geologic sites within the southern half of the Gem State. Free admission.

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