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For a poster about bedrock maps, click image
Date: October 13-19, 2013
: Earth Science Week is a national project sponsored by the American Geosciences Institute. Numerous other individuals, organizations and businesses also sponsor activities during the week. Click in the left menu to see photos from previous years.
Contact: For classroom activities, contests, resources and a planning kit, contact AGI, 4220 King St., Alexandria, VA 22302. Check out AGI's videos of Big Ideas in Geology on You Tube.
poster Date: October 17, 2013
Earth Science Week Event: Great Shake Out Earthquake Drills
upper winooski
Date: October 18, 2013
Earth Science Week Event: 2013 Geologic Map Day: Mapping Geologic Hazards
Click here for a link to Natural Hazards
thumb marble

Date: Saturday, October 19, 2013
Earth Science Week Event: Omya’s Middlebury Quarry Open House - Geology rocks!
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – rain or shine.
Information: For a rock’n good time come see what Omya does and learn more about Vermont’s geology and mining! Take a bus tour of the open-pit marble quarry or disembark and explore. View the large trucks and equipment on display, learn about rocks and minerals from experts and collect a souvenir! Suitable for all ages.
For more information call the Omya Community Feedback Line at 802-770-7644 or visit
Directions: Omya’s Middlebury Quarry access road (1975 Private Road) is located on the east side of Rt. 7, 2 miles south of Middlebury, VT or 1 mile north of the Rt. 125 & Rt. 7 intersection to East Middlebury. The turn (between Connor Homes & Foster Motors) will be prominently marked on the day of the event.

Geology books recommended by the Vermont Geological Society members.

Check out AGI's videos of Big Ideas in Geoscience on You Tube.

For an introduction to Vermont geology, please see The Geology of Vermont by Barry L. Doolan (7.4 mb pdf) published by Heldref Publications in 1996 in Rocks & Minerals Magazine, Vol. 71, No. 4.

Where will we be in 250 million years? See Scotese's paleoglobe.

Generalized Geologic 
	Map of Vermont - 1970 - click for larger map image

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