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Sign up for Ice Age Floods scablands field trip

Giant current ripples  southwest of Fairchild Air Force Base  were produced during the catastrophic Ice Age outburst floods when  the ice dam containing Glacial Lake Missoula failed. (Courtesy Kiver / The Spokesman-Review)
Giant current ripples southwest of Fairchild Air Force Base were produced during the catastrophic Ice Age outburst floods when the ice dam containing Glacial Lake Missoula failed. (Courtesy Kiver / The Spokesman-Review)

GEOLOGY — “Anatomy of Cheney-Palouse Scabland Tract,” a free lecture by geologist Gene Kiver, will be presented by the Ice Age Floods Institute, 7 p.m., on May 3 at the JFK Library Auditorium, Eastern Washington University, Cheney campus.

Sign-up for the May 4 Ice Age Floods annual field trip, which involves a bus tour from Lake Steptoe Ridge to the headwaters of Rock Creek. Cost: $55-$70.

Info: Melanie Bell, (509) 954-4242.




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