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Our Fall Geology Department field trip set out from Williamsburg to central Virginia, and the James River for a geological float trip down the
This is an ode to a canoe. A year ago today, on July 14th 2015, I abandoned my canoe in the James River at
Summer is not a quiet time in the William & Mary Geology department. Pop onto the 2nd floor of McGlothlin-Street Hall this summer and you’ll
The last post ended with my canoe trapped and broken on a granite outcrop at the base of the Fall Zone in Richmond, Virginia.
At the end of my last post we’d completed the first two days of an 8-day canoe trip from the Blue Ridge Foothills in
The latest addition of the Geology departmental field trip rolled out of Williamsburg last Friday and then floated down the James River on Saturday.
Try to find Buckmarlson on a map and you won’t have much luck. It’s the newly created place name for our field area in
The James River’s basin spans much of Virginia. Its headwaters start amongst the high ridges of the Allegheny Mountains, and the river system covers
The Geology Department has a tradition of Departmental field trips that explore the landscape and geologic underpinnings of many locations in the mid-Atlantic region.