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Catastrophic Flooding on Earth & Mars
October 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7:00 P.M., Tuesday, October 10 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum, 127 South Mission, Wenatchee.
Big, bigger, biggest: Catastrophic flooding on Earth and Mars
The Wenatchee Valley Erratics go to Mars, two meetings in a row! Dr. John Buchanan, EWU professor of geology, will talk about catastrophic outburst flooding by various mechanisms that have been occurring on Earth and Mars through geologic time. Dr. Buchanan will examine how the “Ice Age Floods” in eastern Washington compare with the filling of the Mediterranean (Pliocene), the Altai and Black/Caspian Sea floods in Russia (Pleistocene), floods in the English Channel (Pleistocene), the dumping of Lake Bonneville (Pleistocene), the recent failure of the Hubbard Glacier in Alaska (2002), and ancient floods on the red planet, Mars.
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 see our website: http://www.iafi.org; http://www.hugefloods.com; and quadricopter videos of Ice Age features, http://www.brucebjornstad.com.