NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY - FARGO, N D


GEOLOGY 302
BLACK HILLS FIELD COURSE

September 10 - 16, 2011


Geology 302 students on the 2007 Black Hills Field Course
(Photo by A.C. Ashworth)


Tentative sites: Theodore Roosevelt National Park, ND; Makoshika State Park, Montana: Stratigraphy of the Hell Creek (U. Cretaceous) and Tullock (= Ludlow) (Paleocene) Formations; Fossil collecting in the Cedar Creek Valley; Cedar Creek Anticline; Devils Tower National Monument, WY; Black Hills, SD: Bridal Veil Falls; Homestake Mine Pit; Museum of Geology at South Dakota School of Mines; Mount Rushmore; Igneous and metamorphic rocks; Structures of the Black Hills; Karst features; South Dakota Badlands.

  • COURSE NEWS: First course meeting will be WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24, at 5:00 pm in Stevens 134.
  • DEPARTURE DAY: Meet at Stevens Hall parking lot, 6:30 a.m., Saturday, September 10. Please park and unload your gear at the margins of the lot, so as to allow the bus free access into the center of the lot. Bring all food and water for Day 1 with you, and breakfast supplies for Day 2.
  • Syllabus and Itinerary (pdf)
  • RELEASE FORM
  • CHECKLIST OF ITEMS TO BRING
  • BLACK HILLS LINKS (link not active)


For further information on the course, contact Bernhardt Saini-Eidukat, NDSU Geosciences.