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 Field Camp 1989

Group at Yellowstone Falls. Front: Nancy, Bob, Tom, Sherri; Middle: Andrew, Jay, Susan, Stephen, Doc; Back: Joe, Glenda, Jim, Andy Sicree, Dale

Field Camp 1989

In 1989 options for the Geosciences degree were the general option, biogeology, and geophysics.  The general option and biogeology required Geosc 470, Introduction to Field Geology, during the academic year and summer Geosc 472, Field Geology.  A pre-camp cross-country excursion was available as Geosc 471.


Attendee List
Name Contact 
Glenda Benner  
Kevin (Doc) Hoover  
Susan King  
Robert Klugiewicz  
Joseph Kulak  
Jim Llewellyn  
Stephen Mitchell  
Andrew Sicree  
Nancy Guidos Snyder  
Andrew Sokol  
Jay Taylor  
Thomas Waddington  
Sherri Zendri  


   Duff Gold, Dave Eggler

   Dale Beeson

Where They Stayed
   YBRA, Red Lodge, Montana; U of U, Salt Lake City; Alta Peruvian Lodge, Alta, Utah; Monroe Hot Springs, Utah

Major Projects
   Elk Basin, Rosebud, Salt Lake area surficial deposits, Gun Club quarry, Alta overthrust, Alta stock, Marysvale volcanics

The P and S beside the U: Every town in Utah and Idaho boasts a collection of white-painted rocks on the hill above town that spell out the name of the local high school or college.  So it is that a giant U appears in the foothills above the University of Utah.  This year field campers cornered the market on paper towels.  In the early hours they ascended the hill and put down enough towel sheets, anchored by rocks, to form a spidery P and S in front of the U (see photo below).  The letters were filmed by a helicopter crew and featured on the morning news, but no one apparently knew what they meant!

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Alumni Field Camp 1989 Photos
T-shirt. Artwork by Doc Hoover
T-shirt back
Silvergate (Heart Mtn detachment)
Warfield Springs
The PSU Brighton Utah Prince of Wales mine Twin Lakes Pass
Twin Lakes Pass Twin Lakes Pass Monroe campground Marysvale
Marysvale Sevier River, Marysvale Sevier River, Marysvale Breakdown in Iowa City