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The Wenatchee Pinnacles: Wenatchee’s Own Volcanic Rocks

February 14, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Wenatchee Valley Erratics, Ice Age Floods Institute’s next program will be on Tuesday, February 14 at 7:00 PM at the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center; and via Zoom. Dr. Ralph Dawes, Earth Sciences professor at Wenatchee Valley College, will talk about the latest insights on volcanics in the Wenatchee area: The Wenatchee Pinnacles: Wenatchee’s Own Volcanic Rocks.

The Wenatchee Pinnacles are volcanic rock protrusions on the hillsides west of Wenatchee, including: Saddle Rock, Castle Rock, Old Butte, the Wenatchee Dome, and Rooster Comb. Over a century of controversy continues over their rock types, ages, origins, their role in the gold deposits in the Wenatchee Gold Belt mining district and tectonic history of the area.

You can attend in-person at the Museum. If so, please wear a mask to protect yourself and others. OR, you can participate via a Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84520197937   Please sign in at 7:00 PM, February 14!

This program is free and open to the public.


February 14, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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