Geology: Creation of the Joshua Tree Landscape

Geology: Creation of the Joshua Tree Landscape

Course Number: GEO X460.4

1 units

Through an extended field trip in Joshua Tree National Park, you will focus on the major geologic features that define the landscape while illustrating broader geological phenomena. Topics include:

  • Erosion
  • Weathering
  • Igneous activity
  • Metamorphism
  • The place of the Joshua Tree region within the context of the large-scale geologic framework of Southern California


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