A geology field trip to the Arizona Strip and Vulcan's Throne is set for Saturday, Oct. 6. Richard Kennedy will conduct the field trip.
The highlight of the trip is Vulcan's Throne and Toroweap Point, where an ancient volcano spilled lava into the nearly 3,000-foot deep Colorado River gorge in the western reaches of Grand Canyon.The tour is open to students and non-students and on a non-credit basis or for a half-credit of Geology 400. Departure will be at 8 a.m. in front of the Science Building at Southern Utah State College. The return is planned for 5-5:30 p.m. the same day. Those participating should bring a lunch and drinks for the day's activities and dress according to the weather. There is a $10 per person transportation fee. For further information, call Kennedy at 586-7912.