GSM 2016 MGS Tour
Apr 9, 2016Public
Photo: Building entrance on Territorial Road a block west of Highway 280.
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Photo: We were greeted with coffee and cookies.
Photo: Receptionist cubicle, backed by many interesting specimens.
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Photo: A copper bonsai
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Photo: Specimens by the entrance
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Photo: Massive geode by the entrance
Photo: What would you expect to find in a geologist's cubicle?
Photo: The Survey canoe, portaged from the old facility along St. Paul streets by Mark Jirsa.
Photo: Mammoth tusk, origin unknown
Photo: A geological map in progress.
Photo: The metro portion of the map.
Photo: Ful length aeromagnetic map of Minnesota. The data was gathered by the plane in the photo, using the red instrument extending from the plane's tail. The map makes a stunning wall hanging.
Photo: Copper nugget (~100 lbs.) on mica.
Photo: Mark Jirsa gave us a quick explanation of the Sudbury, Ontario meteorite impact.