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​​Geology Field Trips

Santa Ana College Geology offers field courses which afford students the opportunity to adventure out into various physiographic regions of California for a once in a lifetime opportunity to learn more about the geologic history of our state.  

GEOLOGIC FIELD STUDIES OF DEATH VALLEY OFFERED SPRING 2016 -- SPACE IS LIMITED!!! ​ 

Interested??? Contact Professor Hughes at hughes_phil@sac.edu for more information!

Below are some photographs from past field study trips. Enjoy and hope to see you on our next trip!!!

Field Trip Picture of Badwater Basin 

 

Badwater, CA: Lowest point in North America

Field Studies of Death Valley, Spring 2008

  
Eagle Creek Gold Mine, Julian, CA
 

 

 
 
Eagle Creek Gold Mine, Julian, CA 

 
Field Studies Studies San Diego County, Fall 2007


 


 


 

 Cretaceous-age granitic outcrops 

 
Field Studies of Joshua Tree NP, Fall 2009

 
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Field Studies of Joshua Tree NP, Fall 2012

 

 

 

  
Students Panning for Gold in Julian, CA


 

 
Students panning for Gold at Eagle Creek Mine, Julian, CA

 
Field Studies of San Diego County, Fall 2013

 

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