Geology Up the Trail: Exploring the Ancient History of the Gunflint Trail
A variety of lodging options are available to students at special rates at Gunflint Lodge, though students are welcome to stay wherever they choose during the class. The schedule includes two evening gatherings at Gunflint Lodge as well. Students are responsible for their own lodging reservations and do not have to stay at Gunflint Lodge to participate in this course. Lodging reservations at Gunflint need to be made by calling 1-800-328-3325, and referencing this class, since these room prices are significantly discounted for North House students. Registrations for the North House course can be made online (see below) or by calling North House at 218-387-9762.
DatesFri, Sep 19, 2014 - Sun, Sep 21, 2014
$190.00 per student (Early-bird rate)
You will need the following tools for this class:
- water bottles
- sturdy-soled shoes
- rain gear and other suitable outdoor clothing
- lunch for Day 2, can be ordered through Gunflint Lodge
Jim Miller (Ph.D., geology, University of Minnesota) is an Associate Professor of Geology and Director of the Precambrian Research Center at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Formerly, he was a Senior Geologist with the Minnesota Geological Survey (1983-2008). His research specialty is the geology and mineral deposits of northeastern Minnesota. He has conducted geological research and led field trips for geologists and non-geologists for over 30 years.
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