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Earth Science rocks Mt. St. Helens


Steve Carlson leads an expedition to explore the northwestern side of Mt. St. Helens, Saturday, July 29, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Meet at 7:45 a.m. at the front entrance of the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles for a one-day bus tour.

The Earth Science Rocks! geology tour visits Mt. St. Helens on the Northwest side. Learn about the eruptive sequence and evidence left behind following the cataclysmic eruption of the mountain in May of 1980. The tour includes a hike to Spirit Lake and Windy Ridge. The shuttle will return approximately 6 p.m. Steve Carlson is a Northwest native and a retired professor of geology.

The fee is $50 and includes a box lunch and bottle...

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