Field Trip: Silver Falls Geology

Chemeketa Community College GEO 142 Field Trip: Silver Falls Web Site

Find some team partner to go and complete this field trip assignment with. Plan ahead so that you can check out a hand lens when you are in class. This report (see below) is due before the end of the quarter. Also, bring your textbook so that you can look up the different kinds of rocks and minerals that you might need to identify in the field.

Background Materials

  • Here is a trifold that summarizes the geologic history at Silver Falls State Park in pdf format.
  • Here is an article from the state of Oregon about the geology of the Silver Falls State Park pdf format.
  • Here is a map of the trails that includes some information about the park in pdf format.

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