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Field Course Description

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This section provides detailed descriptions of the geologic problems are addressed during the course. Each day participants focus on one major problem. Other questions are asked to help participants find the answer to the major problem on their own. Some skills are necessary to solve the problems and will be taught as needed. Click on the hot links below to go to the description of the activities for any day. Then, after you reach the day you choose, click on other hot links to see photogaphs of features found in the field. Field Course Map

Day 1: Unaweep Canyon, Colorado
Day 2: Gateway, Colorado
Day 3: Paradox, Colorado
Day 4: Canyonlands National Park & Dead Horse State Park
Day 5: Arches National Park
Day 6: Megatracksite
Day 7: Natural Bridges National Monument and vicinity
Day 8: Capitol Reef National Park
Day 9: Capitol Reef National Park and vicinity
Day 10: Henry Mountains
Day 11: Green River Desert
Day 12: Dinosaur National Monument
Day 13-14: Dinosaur National Monument

Exact days may vary slightly from this schedule