field geology

field geology

[′fēld jē‚äl·ə·jē]
(geology)
The study of rocks and rock materials in their environment and in their natural relations to one another.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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* A field geology lab that can handle long cores taken from Lake Champlain.