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Supervolcanoes in the Pacific Northwest

February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


The speaker is Nick Zentner, the animated and gifted teacher/geologist from CWU. His topic: Supervolcanoes in the Pacific Northwest.

Why is there 30 feet of volcanic ash south of Vantage, Washington?

For years, geologists thought the tephra must have come from a big eruption in the Cascades. New data from the ash bed confirms that a supervolcano in southern Idaho erupted 11.8 million years ago and sent ash to Washington and Nebraska simultaneously!

Check out Nick’s website, http://www.nickzentner.com, that has links to his lectures, his 2-Minutes Geology, Roadside Geology, and PBS videos. And now he has a podcast, “The Nick Zentner Geology Podcast.”

The program is free & open to the public.

For overviews of the Ice Age Floods and more information on the Ice Age Floods Institute, please visit: http://www.iafi.org; http://www.hugefloods.com; and quadricopter videos of Ice Age features, http://www.brucebjornstad.com.


February 12
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center
127 South Mission Street
Wenatchee, WA 98801 United States
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