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Northfield Mountain, Geology Cruise
September 21 - September 22
Geology comes alive through the clear and often humorous stories of Richard Little.This relaxing cruise on the Connecticut River will be filled with tales of drifting continents, earthquakes, dinosaurs, glaciers, Lake Hitchcock, and the strange origin of deep riverbed holes; all are part of the creation of our idyllic Valley. Professor Emeritus of Greenfield Community College, Richard Little has published three editions of Dinosaurs, Dunes, and Drifting Continents: The Geology of the Connecticut Valley and created videos about the rise and fall of glacial Lake Hitchcock and the 500 million year history of the Connecticut Valley. Professor Little continues his passion for educating about geology through “Fantastic Landscape Tours” to significant geologic areas like the US National Parks and Iceland. Don’t miss this overview of the amazing geology of our area by one of the region’s greatest geology educators.
Fire and Ice; Richard Little Geology Cruise
Sat., Sept. 21; 1:15 – 2:45 p.m. or Sat., Sept. 21; 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
For ages 10 and older
Fee: $15 adults, $14 seniors, $8 children
Register on-line at bookeo.com/northfield or by calling 800-859-2960
More information about Richard Little’s tours and publications is available at www.Earthview.rocks