Sunday, June 21, 2009

Menan Buttes

I helped lead a group of students on a field trip to the Menan Buttes last week. The weather was a lot nicer than the last tour I led and the group of students was awesome. They all seemed pretty fascinated and had a lot of good questions.
Xenoliths ("foreign rocks") within the basaltic tuff:
Topographic map of the Buttes. We climb the North Butte, the younger and larger of the two.
A profile of the Buttes from the BYU-Idaho campus

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