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PO Box 207
1241 Illinois River Rd
Selma, OR 97538
Phone: (541) 597-8530
Fax: (541) 597-8533
Contact: Siskiyou Field Institute

Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday (spring to fall hours)
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2016 Geology of the Medicine Shield Volcano


Aerial photo by Chas Rogers

Instructor: Chas Rogers, M.S.
Dates: Friday-Sunday, June 24-26, 2016
Location: Lava Beds National Monument
Tuition: $165


A National Park Service Centennial Celebration Field Course
 

Explore the volcanic features and historical connection to indigenous peoples of the Medicine Lake Volcano. This massive shield volcano contains unique geologic features including miles of underground hiking trails through lava tubes in Lava Beds National Monument, the enormous obsidian deposit of Glass Mountain, and the beautiful Medicine Lake. We’ll visit lava caves, volcanic vents, fern caves, and a unique wall of petroglyphs to glimpse the importance of these ancient environments.
 

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