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Geology of Lassen National Park introduces the tectonic setting, eruptive history and potential hazards of the Lassen Volcanic Center during two evening sessions and a Saturday field trip. The field trip will give students opportunities to explore a variety of volcanic and glacial features in the western part of the Park and includes a hike to Bumpass Hell, the second largest geothermal area in North America.

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Geology of Lassen National Park (GEOL 0820) is a non-degree-applicable credit course that is offered in a short-term lecture plus field trip format.