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Geology workshop offered in Gold Beach

GOLD BEACH, OR – Southwestern Oregon Community College (SWOCC) will highlight coastal geology in an upcoming workshop.  The topics will particularly focus on the origin of sea stacks and beach rocks.

Two short lectures and guided Saturday field trips will provide a better understanding of rock formations along our coast and their origin.  The first field trip will cover Port Orford and south; the second will cover Gold Beach and south.

Class will meet at the Port Orford City Hall for the first lecture and field trip on July 8 and 9, and at the Gold Beach Center on July 15 and 16 for the second lecture and field trip.  Cost of the workshop is $30 for one weekend or $50 for both.  Preregistration is required.  Those interested in registration or more information can contact the Southwestern Gold Beach Center at (541) 247-2741.

Published Jun 29, 2011 (Updated Jul 25, 2011)

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