Ken's Mini-Scrapbook

Here are some photographs by K. Edgett from the Mars Pathfinder Channeled Scabland Trip.

14 October 1995

T-shirt by the Ice Age Floods Institute commemorates the Mars Pathfinder field trip to the region. Shirt modeled by John Wellman of the Mars Pathfinder Project. Location is Dry Falls Interpretive Center, Washington. 25 September 1995

The largest boulder transported by the Ice Age Missoula Floods is located on the Ephrata Fan, near Soap Lake, Washington. 25 September 1995

Testing a JPL prototype of the Mars Pathfinder microrover. The site is near the big boulder shown in above photograph. Left to right: Rob Manning (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA), Goro Komatsu (Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ), and Kari Magee (The Planetary Society, Pasadena, CA). 25 September 1995

Field trip participants scramble over the surface of a basalt dune near Dodson Road, southwest of Moses Lake, Washington. White line near upper right is a layer of ash from the 1980 eruptions of Mount St. Helens. 25 September 1995

At center, Tim Parker (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) explains local geology to colleagues Mike Mellon (NASA Ames Research Ctr.) and Jim Rice (Arizona State University). 27 September 1995

Jim Rice (ASU), Allan Treiman (Lunar and Planetary Institute, Houston, TX), and Linda Selvig (Centenial High School, Boise, ID) examine a strange rock found in the giant current ripple deposits near Spirit Lake, Idaho. 30 September 1995

Field Trip Guide, Vic Baker (left, from Univ. Arizona) explains how massive floods poured through the Spokane Valley more than 13,000 years ago. Behind Baker is a partial view of the valley near Liberty Lake, Washington. Also shown here is Jim Rice (ASU), Michael Murray (Alki Middle School, Vancouver, WA), and Goro Komatsu (U Arizona). 30 September 1995

The group examines a large flood channel carved in basalt. The location reminds some participants of the channels on Mars. 30 September 1995

Steve Metzger (Univ. Nevada, Reno, NV) and Jo Dodds (O'Leary Jr. High School, Twin Falls, ID) exchange thoughts on how Mars Pathfinder can be incorporated into classroom activities. 30 September 1995