College of the Siskiyous

Glass Mountain rhyolite, Medicine Lake Highlands


GEOL 0820 - Geology of Lassen National Park

Course Information

Fall 2018 (Section #7257)


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. (NDA)


If you have questions about this class, please email the instructor, Bill Hirt.