by Mike Wolterbeek
University of Nevada, Reno

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October 10, 2012
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Bureau of Mines hosts geological field trip

The University of Nevada's Bureau of Mines and Geology is holding its 15th annual Earth Science Week field trip as part of a national celebration of earth sciences.

This year's event, titled "Tuff All Over: Exploring Faulted Volcanic Terrain in the Painted Hills, Virginia Mountains, West of Pyramid Lake," will be led by University geologists D.D. LaPointe, Jon Price, Jim Faulds, Craig dePolo and David Davis. The all-day trip will take place on Oct. 20 or 21. Those who wish to attend can sign up for either day.

Participants will see how geologists discover the history of an area using …

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