Colon Cross-Structure Field Course – March 23, 2024

Field Course to Explore the
Colon Cross-Structure Chatham County, NC

Saturday, March 23, 2024 – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Field Course Leaders: Phil Bradley – North Carolina Geological Survey and Ron McDaniel – Independent consulting geologist

Details: Geological hike to an abandoned quarry within the Colon-Cross Structure and a visit to an outcrop of Triassic-aged conglomerate along the shore of Jordan Lake; lunch between the two stops – bring your own.

Location: The morning hike starts at the trailhead for a portion of the Deep River Trail system in the parking lot for the Moncure Community Health Center at 7228 Moncure-Pittsboro Road in Moncure. The afternoon-stop parking is located at the NC Wildlife Resources Commission Beaver Creek Fishing Access area.

Cost: $20 for AEG members, teacher members, and the public; $30 for non-members; free for student members of AEG

Registration: Register below under Payment Options.

Reservation deadline: 5 p.m., Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Field Trip Waiver: Please sign/date and return field trip waiver to Rick Kolb by March 20, 2024 or bring it with you to the field trip.

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Colon Cross-Structure Field Course– March 23, 2024