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Bishops Cap Field Trip

Learn about the formation of sedimentary rocks, faults, fractures and veins on this field trip to Bishops Cap between El Paso and Las Cruces led by the UTEP Geology Club. See how nearby volcanism led to mineralization. Meet at 8 AM in front of the UTEP Geology building. High clearance vehicles are required or check on carpooling. The drive to Bishops Cap is 32 miles of which 4 miles are off road. Bring water, sunscreen, lunch and sturdy, hiking shoes. For more information, contact Mercedes Navarro-O’Hara at

Earlier Event: September 3
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Later Event: September 3
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