Geotechnical Society of Edmonton

NEWS 2005

Posted Aug 22, 2005

September 17, 2005

The Valley Beneath our Feet
A Guided tour of the Geology of the Edmonton River Valley

Saturday September 17, 2:00 - 4:30 PM
With Esteemed Geologist Dr. Dave Cruden
Professor Emeritus University of Alberta

During the walking tour of the river valley you will observe the quaternary geology of the river valley, relic landslides, stone weathering, historic flooding, coal mining, river erosion, tunneling and groundwater discharge features.

Meet at the parking lot west of the High Level bridge in Kinsman Park by the LRT Bridge (stop 2 on the Valley Beneath our Feet tour). Enter Kinsman park at the bottom of the Walterdale Road hill and follow the road to the far west end of the park. Tour will be rescheduled if there is inclement weather.

Those interested in a copy of the tour Guide book "The Valley Beneath are Feet" by Dr. Dave Cruden, Dr. Bruce Rains and Dr. Stanley Thomson (Cost $7.00 and please bring correct change) should indicate so in their RSVP to Robert Donahue.

Confirm attendance with Robert Donahue (


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