The excursion will take place from 31 July to 6 August 2008.
Arrival: Participants arrival to Kyiv, hotel accommodation upon request. Welcome cultural program.
Day 1: Participants arrival to Kyiv, hotel accommodation upon request.
Welcome cultural program.
Evening: boarding the train Kyiv-Kryviy Rig or
Afternoon: start of bus trip to Kryviy Rig
Day 2: Arrival to Kryviy Rig by train.
Dinner (welcome party 1)
Overnight in Kryviy Rig
Bus trip to Malosofievka, lunch on board bus
Bus trip to Dnipropetrovsk
Dinner (welcome party 2)
Overnight in Dnipropetrovsk
Bus trip to Sursko-Lytovske village
Bus trip to Apollonivka village
Workshop in paleo-volcano crater (ceased)
Lunch in crater with party
Bus trip to Berdyansk, dinner on board bus (party)
Evening: accommodation and overnight in Berdyansk
Bus trip to outcrops
Lunch on outcrops
Bus trip to hotel
Dinner (welcome party 3)
Step-face jointing in meta-basalts (general overview).
Orange lines indicate slopes of the individual meta-basalt flow surfaces.
Polygonal fragment of the columnar jointing in meta-basalts
(columns elongation is normal to the flow surface).
Day 6: Departure from Berdyansk and bus trip to Kyiv or to hotels or to Boryspil airport. Departure from Kyiv to home (to Congress).
Diverse aplite veins.
Left: Lensed aplite vein in vesicular basalts.
Right: Aplite veins deformed into the pseudo-fold.