University of Alaska Anchorage

Field Trip to Bodenburg Butte, March 12, 2005

Geography 205

Instructor Bjarne Holm

Fast feet to the top of Bodenburg Butte.

Summit of Bodenburg Butte.







Road lost along the Matanuska River in 2004 erosion.


Lost home in 1991 erosion by the Matanuska River . Note developed grasses (left) / Catastrophic erosion by the river in 2004 (right).



Fossil hunting along the banks of Moose Creek.

Fossils under that snow. / OK, perhaps we were pushing the season a bit.