As part of the annual structure/plate tectonics course offered through the Department of Geological Sciences at Michigan State University, faculty, graduate students, and 18 undergraduate students are conducting geologic mapping and geologic analyses on ancient Precambrian rocks exposed in the Marquette Range of northern Michigan.
Over the course of the next few days, follow along as faculty and students explore and learn about some of the oldest and more enigmatic and unique geologic formations in North America.
EARLY MORNING ARRIVAL IN NORTHERN MICHIGAN’S UPPER PENINSULA (only a few more hours drive to Marquette)!
WELCOME TO MARQUETTE…HOME TO SOME OF THE BEST GEOLOGY IN MICHIGAN!
HERE IS THE CREW…COMPLETE WITH WELCOME SIGN FROM THE CEDAR MOTOR INN (this group looks ready to get on the rocks)!