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Marli B. Miller

Marli B. Miller is a senior instructor and researcher in geology at the University of Oregon. She completed an MS and Ph.D. in structural geology in 1987 and 1992, respectively. She teaches a variety of courses, including structural geology, field geology and geophotography. Visit Bennie Troxel's "Trail Through Time," a sequenced collection of regional rock samples with interpretive panels that tell the story of Death Valley's geological history at the Shoshone Museum in Shoshone, California.

A colorful topographic geography map of the Amargosa Chaos.

Two Death Valley Geologists Mapped Chaos. What Their Work Taught Us About Life.

Late geologists Bennie Troxel and Lauren Wright's signature accomplishment was their mapping of the Amargosa Chaos in 1984. But perhaps what will resonate the most is the mentorship they've given to young geologists and how their imprint will carry on generations after.
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