Sandstone Trip Details
 

Keweenaw Geoheritage Field/Boat Trip--

July 26, 2017






 Jacobsville Sandstone   
This trip is to see and understand the red rocks that were carried by rivers from the Huron Mountains (which were huge then) into the great valley of the Keweenaw rift. The best way is via Keweenaw Bay and the Big Lake, where we will visit Pt Isabelle, Point Louis, Rabbit Island, Traverse Bays, Rabbit Bay and Jacobsville/Lower Entry. Click on Green words below for more content.

What’s included:  Van and Boat transport and lunch. No overnight costs covered. Vans may be joined in Houghton one hour before the meeting time and transport back to Houghton from the end point each day is available to those who want/need it.














Visiting Expert: Jo Kalliokoski
8:30 am: meet at Burnette Park on the Gay-Lac la Belle road, 9:00 am: Point Isabelle visit Jacobsville outcrop.
10:00 am~3:30 pm: Board Agassiz at Grand Traverse, visit 
Point Louis, Grand and Little Traverse Bays.  Lunch anchored off Rabbit Island--possible trip to Point Abbaye (If time and conditions allow). Rabbit Bay and Jacobsville cliffs to Lower entry cliffs. Dock at Jacobsville.
3:30 pm: Jacobsville Discussion with long time residents at the Community Building.
5:00 pm: Back to Houghton from Jacobsville by van.


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Steve Trynoski

Steve Trynoski

Steve Trynoski

David Wilheim

David Wilheim

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