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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

Patagonian Explorer

16 days | Starting at: $8,582
Oct 15, 2020 - Oct 30, 2020
Jan 8, 2021 - Jan 23, 2021

Argentina and Chile by Land and Sea Featuring a four-night cruise aboard Stella Australis
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Legendary Peru

11 days | Starting at: $4,987
Mar 22, 2021 - Apr 1, 2021

World of the Inca and Machu Picchu
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Adventure in Iceland

11 days | Starting at: $5,095
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: $8,993
Sep 25, 2021 - Oct 10, 2021
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