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Geology of the Olympic Peninsula   

Student Learning Outcomes

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By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Identify common igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks found along the Pacific Coast of the Olympic Peninsula.
  2. Explain the theory of plate tectonics and identify the three types of plate boundaries and the geological features that characterize each.
  3. Understand and explain the geological processes and history that formed the Olympic Peninsula.
  4. Understand and explain the geology of some of your favorite hiking and boating destinations around the Olympic Peninsula.

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