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Sunriver Nature Center & Oregon Observatory

57245 River Rd
Sunriver, OR 97707 United States
(541) 593-4394

July 2019

Geology of Central Oregon

July 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sunriver Nature Center & Oregon Observatory, 57245 River Rd
Sunriver, OR 97707 United States
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The volcanic landscapes of central Oregon have been shaped by tectonic forces that are active on a global scale. In central Oregon, these forces interact to create a geologically diverse region of snow covered volcanic peaks, landscapes created by faults, and some of the largest volcanic eruptions on earth. In this presentation, Dr. Daniele McKay, geologist and Instructor in the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Oregon, will explore recent geologic research that has changed our understanding of…

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