Authored by Not Wanderlust’s head geologist: Evan Dismukes
Lithified: the process of hardening into a rock
Canadian shield: billion year old rock in the northern part of America made up of mostly granite
Rift valley: place where the Continental Plate started separating
Traveling from the ranches and mountains of Wyoming and the trashy tourist towns in the Black Hills to the flat, buggy and forested emptiness of the Canadian Shield.
Everywhere we went on this leg provided a wide range of geology experiences as well as some other not so positive experiences.