Mauna Ulu, Hawaii (from U.S. Geol. Survey).
Crater Lake, Oregon.
This is a general introduction to the concepts of Basic (Physical) Geology and Earth History taught using the examples of the National Parks and Monuments in the United States.
The specific regions and parks studied include:
The Colorado Plateau: Grand Canyon, Zion, Bryce, Arches, etc.
The Cascade Range: Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Rainier, Lassen, Crater Lake, etc.
The Deserts: Death Valley, Joshua Tree, Great Sand Dunes, etc.
The Rockies: Glacier, Grand Tetons, Yellowstone, etc.
The Sierras: Yosemite, Kings Canyon, Sequoia, etc.
Alaska: Denali, Kenai Fjords, Katmai, etc.
Hawaii: Hawaii, Haleakala.
Fossils: Petrified Forest, Dinosaur, Fossil Butte, etc.
Caves: Carlsbad Caverns, Mammoth Cave, Wind Cave, etc.
Seashores: Cape Cod, Cape Hatteras, Point Reyes, Everglades, Channel Islands, etc.
There is no prerequisite for this course.
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Owachomo natural bridge, Utah.