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Geologic highlights of an Archean greenstone belt, western Vermilion district, northeastern Minnesota

D. L. Southwick
D. L. Southwick
Minnesota Geological Survey, St. Paul Minnesota 55114
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January 01, 1987


The western Vermilion district is located in northeastern Minnesota, about 18 mi (30 km) north of the towns of Virginia and Aurora on the Mesabi iron range (Fig.1). The major towns in the western Vermilion district are Cook, Tower, Soudan, and Ely. The area to be described here lies within the Tower and Soudan 7¼-minute Quadrangles (Fig. 1).

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DNAG, Centennial Field Guides

North-Central Section of the Geological Society of America

Donald L. Biggs
Donald L. Biggs
531 Hayward Avenue Ames, Iowa 50010
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Geological Society of America
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January 01, 1987




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