The author and owner of this site, Patrick J. Mangou, has a PhD in geography. His doctoral dissertation was about Clarendon County, South Carolina, a case study of the Middle and Lower Atlantic Coastal Plain. After spending his career teaching, he now focuses on the geology and the geomorphology of some select regions of the United States of America.
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Field trip in Utah and Wyoming, May 2015. View from the top of the White Mountain, Wyoming (Green River formation) to the east (Bitter Creek valley and Rock Springs)
GSA field trip in the Paradise Valley and Yellowstone National Park, Montana and Wyoming, May 2014 (leaders: Kenneth L. Pierce, Joseph M. Licciardi, Teresa R. Krause and Cathy Whitlock)
GSA field trip in the Laramie Anorthosite Complex, Wyoming, October 2013 (leaders: Ron Frost, Bob Bauer)
Credit: Patrick Mangou
GSA field trip in the Inner Piedmont of North Carolina, November 2012 (leaders: Arthur Merschat, Robert Hatcher, William Gilliam)
Credit: Arthur Merschat
GSA field trip in the Archean terranes of the Superior province (Minnesota and Ontario), October 2011 (leaders: Basil Tikoff, Dyanna Czech, Robert Bauer, John Hudleston)
Credit: Yvette Kuiper