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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

Adventure in Iceland

11 days | Starting at: $5,395
Aug 17, 2021 - Aug 27, 2021
Oct 28, 2021 - Nov 7, 2021
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Machu Picchu and the Galápagos

16 days | Starting at: $9,293
Sep 25, 2021 - Oct 10, 2021
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