Geology of the Lower Susquehanna River Examined in Archeological Society Talk

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Along the Susquehanna in winter. The Archeological Society of the Northern Chesapeake will examine the geology of the river in a talk at the organization’s January meeting.

Archeological Society of the Northern Chesapeake (ASNC) Program

Date: Wednesday, 14, January 2015

Time: Light refreshments at 6:30 pm, speaker program at 7:15

Location: Council Chamber, City Hall, 711 Pennington Ave., Havre de Grace,   MD. This is located east of the Police Station at the corner of Juniata St.

Program. “Geology of the Lower Susquehanna River”. Jeri Jones, Jones Geological Services.

Abstract/Preview: This Power Point presentation will cover the rock types, minerals and fossils found in the area of the lower Susquehanna River and upper Chesapeake Bay. Each rock has a story to tell; a fascinating tale of the geologic history of how our landscape was born and shaped. Jeri will describe and explain the two continental breakups, several continental collisions and, answer such questions as “Were there volcanoes in this area?” and “How old is the Susquehanna River?”  For anyone interested in the geological history of the Susquehanna River and upper Chesapeake Bay Jeri Jones is the man to talk to; he conducts classes at Penn State-York, is on the faculty of Messiah College in Grantham, PA and has authored four books and narrated a geologic education video series. Jeri will bring his latest book on CD, “Time Walk”, the geologic history of Lancaster, York and Adams Counties.

Public is invited. Free: no charge nor donation requested.

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