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Jim Reynolds

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Jim Reynolds is Professor Emeritus of Geology at Brevard College. He received his A.B. in Earth Science and A.M. in Volcanology from Dartmouth College. After working in industry, government, and academia, he returned to Dartmouth for a Ph.D. His research focused on the uplift of the Andes in Argentina, Chile, and Bolivia and Central American volcanism. He is writing a book about the Geology of Iceland. Reynolds was awarded two Fulbright Scholarships to teach at Argentine universities. Jim is an ardent environmentalist and a strong advocate for environmental issues. He is completing his second term on the Board of Directors of the Galapagos Conservancy. As a field‐oriented scientist and educator, Jim is enthusiastic to provide outdoor and hands-on learning experiences.

Upcoming Tours

Machu Picchu and the Galápagos

16 days | Starting at: $9,293
Multiple Departures
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Adventure in Iceland

11 days | Starting at: $5,597
Multiple Departures
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Patagonian Explorer

16 days | Starting at: $9,282
Jan 7, 2022 - Jan 22, 2022

Argentina and Chile by Land and Sea Featuring a four-night cruise aboard Stella Australis
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Alaska's Natural Wonders

11 days | Starting at: $7,697
Aug 5, 2022 - Aug 15, 2022
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