Garibaldi Geology! (Part 1 of 4) – The Big Picture

Garibaldi Geology!    #1 - The Big Picture

Garibaldi Geology! (Part 1 of 4) – The Big Picture

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To understand the role that geology plays in the creation of the remarkable landscapes of Garibaldi Park requires an understanding of several big geological ‘thoughts” or ideas. This movie records a presentation I made of those ‘big thoughts’ to the UBC Varsity Outdoor Club in 2014, and is presented in three parts.

View of Garabaldi bedrock
Garabaldi glaciers from the air
Glacial lake at Garabaldi
Diagram showing height of glacier in Howe Sound
The height of Ice Age glaciers can be interpreted from the boundary between craggy peaks and lower elevation rounded summits of high ridges.
Photo of glaciers from the air