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The Sciences

Back from the Smokies

Rocky Planet iconRocky PlanetBy Erik KlemettiSeptember 19, 2010 9:23 AM

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I'm back from Denison Geosciences Department Field Trip the Smokies of Tennessee and North Carolina - I'm exhausted but it was a great trip for all.

And just for fun, anybody want to answer why the sign in the photo below is appropriate for the rocks in the outcrop? I don't want to give any clues, but this was taken on the slopes of Clinch Mountain.

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Look for new volcano-related posts tomorrow ... and thanks to everyone for all the comments while I was away!

Top left: A view of the northern Smokies near Gatlinburg, TN. Image taken by Erik Klemetti.

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