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Kilbourne Hole and Aden Crater Tour

  • Geology Building, UTEP (map)

Understand El Paso’ volcanic history and how it helped to shape today’s landscape by visiting the youngest volcano in the region

Details: Visit Kilbourne Hole and finding gem-quality Peridot and other rocks and minerals that were torn-up from the Earth’s mantle and crust. You will also visit Aden Crater, a massive lava flow where NASA astronauts trained during the 1960’s. Easy to moderate hiking. High clearance vehicle a must. No fee and pet friendly.

Meet at: UTEP in front of the Geological Sciences Building. MAP

Co-Leaders: Paulo Galvan and Isaac Martinez, 915-873-4717,

Earlier Event: September 18
Riding the Tour Divide
Later Event: September 20
10th Annual Chihuahuan Desert Fiesta

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