Course description

Geology of Lava Beds National Monument introduces the monument's geologic setting, its tectonic and volcanic history, and its potential geologic hazards during two evening sessions and a Saturday field trip. The field trip will give students opportunities to explore young volcanic flows and craters, climb a cinder cone and descend to the icy floor a great lava tube.

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Course format

Geology of Lava Beds National Monument (GEOL 0850) is offered in a short-term lecture plus field trip format that uses resources posted on this website (syllabus and course materials).