North-Central Section of the Geological Society of America
One hundred field guides, with area maps, to locations in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
Fort Wayne, Indiana: Paleozoic and Quaternary geology
Published:January 01, 1987
The geology displayed in and around the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana, is interesting and critically important for at least two reasons: (1) a large quarry near the city exposes an unusual variety of Paleozoic strata, some facies of which are not exposed at any other place; and (2) the city is situated at the junction of several Pleistocene glacial features of regional significance (Fig.1).
The largest and most spectacular quarry in northeastern Indiana is the Ardmore Avenue Quarry of May Stone and Sand, Inc., located along Ardmore Avenue in the NE¼Sec.29, T30N., R.12E. on the southwest edge of...