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Colorado geology then and now: following the route of the Colorado Scientific Society's 1901 trip through central Colorado

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Beth Simmons, 2013, Colorado geology then and now: following the route of the Colorado Scientific Society's 1901 trip through central Colorado: Geological Society of America.

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In 1901, Charles Van Hise asked Samuel Emmons and Whitman Cross to organize a grand excursion across Colorado as part of the combined meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, GSA, and the Colorado Scientific Society (CSS). This trip replays part of that 10-day excursion across Colorado. Shortened to three days, this trip takes in some of the same sites as the 1901 trip, plus adds others of interest along the route where CSS members are reinventing geological interpretations. The trip will follow the precedent set in 1901; CSS members will serve as “site or stop hosts” in addition to the trip leader and drivers. While walking in the steps of the most famous of our profession we will also see some of the most [...]

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