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Precambrian Sioux Quartzite at Gitchie Manitou State Preserve, Iowa

By
Raymond R. Anderson
Raymond R. Anderson
Iowa Geological Survey
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Iowa City, Iowa 52242
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Published:
January 01, 1987

Abstract

Gitchie Manitou State Preserve is located in the northwesternmost corner of Iowa, in the W½, Sec. 11, T. 100N., R. 49W., about 9 mi (14,5 km) northwest of Larchwood in Lyon County, Iowa (Fig. 1). The preserve is situated in the valley of the Big Sioux River, which forms the western limits of the preserve and the boundary between Iowa and South Dakota. The highest elevation within the preserve is about 1,286 ft (392 rlevel, about 40 ft (12 m) above river level but about below the elevation of nearby upland areas.

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DNAG, Centennial Field Guides

North-Central Section of the Geological Society of America

Geological Society of America
Volume
3
ISBN electronic:
9780813754093
Publication date:
January 01, 1987

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