Northern Virginia Community College
GOL 135: Field Studies in Geology - Geology of the Billy Goat Trail part of Geoscience in Two-year Colleges:Courses
One-day field trip course with pre-trip reading and post-trip essay. This field trip will examine the geology of Maryland's Bear Island, considering the metamorphic and igneous rocks exposed by the river, sedimentary deposits, and the cutting of Mather Gorge and Great Falls by the Potomac River. Note: This trip involves strenuous hiking over very rough terrain.