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 Field Camp 1973

Field Camp 1973

In 1973 the Geological Sciences Major included options in Geophysics, Geochemistry-Mineralogy-Petrology, and Geology.  Geology and G-M-P required Geol 470, Introduction to Field Geology, during the academic terms and summer Geol 472, Field Geology.  A pre-camp cross-country excursion was available as Geol 471.  Thanks to Art Montana and Paul Zell for the names of students attending in 1973.


Attendee List
Name Contact
Robert H Birk  
Earl H Detra  
Reuel F Emery  
Donald Fend  
Robert E Hike  
Edward Kaczanowicz  
Lawrence M (Larry) Kelley  
Garry M Kramchak  
George W Kranich  
Raymond J (Ray) McGlew, III  
Jon R Moyer  
Robert J Nichols  
Carl Palmer  
Robert Reynolds  
David Richers  
Russell (Russ) Ritenour  
Ronald L Schmiermund (MS 77)  
James S Snyder  
Richard Sterzen  
James Stevens  
John Switek  
Charles W (Chuck) Yurchick  
Michael R (Mike) Zamell  
Paul D Zell  


     Deane Smith (cross-country, including Canada), Art (Boettcher) Montana, Duff Gold, Barry Voight, Derrill Kerrick (Dillon exercise)

   Earl Verbeek (PhD75)

Where They Stayed
   YBRA, Red Lodge, Montana

Main Projects (thanks to Paul Zell, who kept the entire itinerary!)
   Line Creek, Elk Basin, Clark's Fork Canyon, Stillwater, Beartooth front, Rattlesnake Canyon, Little Bear Creek, Heart Mtn detachment, Yellowstone-Tetons trip, Dillon metamorphics in the Ruby Range

Click here for some recollections of the 1973 field camp

Click on the thumbnails to enlarge the images:


Alumni Field Camp 1973 Photos
Van Hise's Rock, Wisconsin
Carleton, Minnesota
Virginia Park, Duluth, Minnesota
South of Kenora, Ontario  note swimmers in the water
Sulphur Mtn, Alberta
West of Calgary
Lake Louise
Athabasca Glacier, Alberta
Cross-country trip page 1  Thanks to Paul Zell
Cross-country trip page 2
Field camp schedule  Thanks to Paul Zell
Field camp schedule  Thanks to Paul Zell