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2010 Virginia Geological Field Conference

Geology in the Heart of Virginia: the central Piedmont

October 8-9, 2010
Bear Creek Lake State Park, Cumberland

Left: Kyanite quartzite at Willis Mountain. Right: Mantle xenoliths (?) in Buckingham County.

Brent Owens, College of William & Mary


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Bear Creek Lake State Park is located in Cumberland County approximately one hour west of Richmond. The park has cabins and a campground. Reservations should be made as early as possible, as the park is a popular weekend destination in the fall. For park reservations call 1-800-933-PARK or Reserve online. Motels are located in Dillwyn/Sprouse's Corner (about 20 minutes west) and in Fork Union (30 minutes north).


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