Geology in Montana along the Missouri River: Canoeing with Lewis & Clark.

17-21 August 2015
  |  
Great Falls, Montana, United States
Participants will explore a number of classic geological sites that affected the Lewis and Clark expedition in Montana on this six day excursion, including the Gates of the Mountains canyon within the Montana Thrust Belt, Lewis’ “Tower Rock” atop late Cretaceous volcanics, hikes to the Great Falls of the Missouri through Lower Cretaceous deltaic sediments, and the Marias/Missouri River “decision point.”

Although geology as a science was in its infancy when President Thomas Jefferson commissioned this expedition in the early 1800s, the progress of the “voyage of discovery” was heavily influenced by the geology encountered along the way. Lewis, schooled as a Naturalist, described the geological landscapes he saw in vivid detail throughout his daily journals.

This excursion will also include visits to the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, First People’s Buffalo Jump, and the famous C. M. Russell western art museum.

Great Falls, Montana
Great Falls Montana
United States

PLEASE NOTE:  Registrants in AAPG Field Seminars must complete and sign the Release and Indemnity Form on the bottom of the Registration Form (or read and agree to the appropriate box during online registration.) Your registration will not be complete until we have your signed form in our files.

Tuition includes all lodging, transportation, outfitter fees, meals, and museum entrance fees.  No refunds for cancellations after 7/20/2015.

 

William B. Hansen Jireh Consulting Services, Great Falls, Montana, USA
Stephanie Brown Assistant Registrar 918-560-2930 918-560-2678
Desktop /Portals/0/PackFlashItemImages/WebReady/brown-stephanie.jpg?width=75&quality=90&encoder=freeimage&progressive=true 11546
Debbi Boonstra Education Manager +1 918 560-2630
Desktop /Portals/0/PackFlashItemImages/WebReady/boonstra-debbi.jpg?width=75&quality=90&encoder=freeimage&progressive=true 401

Comments (0)

 

What Can I Do?

13367
Registration Form
Add Item

Enter Notes:
 
* You must be logged in to name and customize your collection.
Recommend Recommend
Printable Version Printable Version Email to a friend Email to a friend

See Also: Bulletin Article

Bulletin Article Outcrop-based characterization of the Leonardian carbonate platform in west Texas: Implications for sequence-stratigraphic styles in the Lower Permian Outcrop-based characterization of the Leonardian carbonate platform in west Texas: Implications for sequence-stratigraphic styles in the Lower Permian Desktop /Portals/0/PackFlashItemImages/WebReady/outcrop-based-characterization-leonardian.jpg?width=100&h=100&mode=crop&anchor=middlecenter&quality=75amp;encoder=freeimage&progressive=true 3661

See Also: CD DVD

CD-DVD ME15 - Old Electric Log Interpretation (1979) ME15 - Old Electric Log Interpretation (1979) Desktop /remote/store-assets.aapg.org/img/products/ME15_store.jpg?width=50&height=50&mode=pad&bgcolor=white&quality=90amp;encoder=freeimage&progressive=true&scale=both 5592

See Also: Explorer Article

Explorer Article Independents and unconventionals Flexibility Rules in Shale Fields Flexibility Rules in Shale Fields Desktop /Portals/0/PackFlashItemImages/WebReady/flexibility-rules-in-shale-fields-hero.jpg?width=100&h=100&mode=crop&anchor=middlecenter&quality=75amp;encoder=freeimage&progressive=true 11270

See Also: Explorer Emphasis

Explorer Emphasis Article Complexity defies easy approach Tricky Geology Is Utah Hallmark Tricky Geology Is Utah Hallmark Desktop /Portals/0/PackFlashItemImages/WebReady/tricky-geology-is-utah-hallmark.jpg?width=100&h=100&mode=crop&anchor=middlecenter&quality=75amp;encoder=freeimage&progressive=true 11089

See Also: Explorer Policy Watch

Explorer Policy Watch Production Grows – As Do Areas of Concern Production Grows – As Do Areas of Concern Desktop /Portals/0/PackFlashItemImages/WebReady/EXPLORER-cover-2014-02feb.jpg?width=100&h=100&mode=crop&anchor=middlecenter&quality=75amp;encoder=freeimage&progressive=true 3803

AAPG Non-endorsement Policy

The American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) does not endorse or recommend any products and services that may be cited, used or discussed in AAPG publications or in presentations at events associated with AAPG.