43rd Annual Binghamton Geomorphology Symposium

The Field Tradition in Geomorphology
Jackson Hole, Wyoming
September 21-23, 2012

Information about the Jackson Hole, Wyoming region

Jackson Hole, Wyoming is a valley located between the Grand Teton Mountains and the Gros Ventre Range. Portions of Grand Teton National Park, Gros Ventre Wilderness, Teton Wilderness, and the John D. Rockefeller Parkway are located in the valley. The town of Jackson, Wyoming (1,901 m elevation), situated at the southern end of the valley, was established in 1894 and has a population of 9,577 (2010 Census). The weather is pleasant in September with an average rainfall of 1.5 inches (~3.8 cm). The average high temperature is 71º F (22ºC) and the average low is 32º F (0º C). The Snake River travels the length of the valley, entering from the north not far from its headwaters in southwestern Yellowstone National Park, and leaving the valley south of the town of Jackson.


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Conference organizers:

Carl J. Legleiter
University of Wyoming

Richard A. Marston
Kansas State University




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