Course description

Geology of the Sacramento River Canyon introduces the canyon's geologic history, resources and potential hazards during two evening sessions and a Saturday field trip. The field trip will afford opportunities for students to visit many of the major geologic features exposed in the canyon, from the imposing Castle Crags granite to one of the spectacular caverns in the McCloud Limestone.

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Course format

Geology of the Sacramento River Canyon (GEOL 0860) is offered in a short-term lecture plus field trip format that uses resources posted on this website (syllabus and course resources).