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412 Geology of the Mono Basin
Join Yosemite National Park geologist Greg Stock for a combination driving and hiking tour of the stunning geology of the Mono Basin. From volcanic craters to glacial moraines, massive mountains to tufa towers, the Mono Basin holds some of the most spectacular and accessible geology anywhere in the world. This field trip will present, in understandable fashion, the geologic stories behind such scenic wonders as Mono Lake, the Mono Craters, Lee Vining Canyon, and Tioga Pass. If you've ever wanted to know more about what formed the diverse landscapes of the Mono Basin, this trip is for you. Bring snacks, water, and sunscreen.
Guide/Speaker: Greg Stock (he/him)
Fee: $0.00
Trip Type: Field Trip
Transportation Type: Carpool/Personal Vehicle
Driving Distance: 25 miles round-trip
Day: Sunday
Start Time: 7:30 AM
End Time: 11:30 AM
Physical Activity
Moderate hiking, 1 mile (approximate)
Amenities Available
Meeting Venue Location
296 Mattly Ave
Lee Vining CA 93541
Venue Location
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