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Cyclothems in the Carbondale Formation (Pennsylvanian: Desmoinesian Series) of La Salle County, Illinois

C. Brian Trask
C. Brian Trask
Illinois State Geological Survey
615 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign, Illinois 61820
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January 01, 1987


The site is located in Sec.8, T.32N., R.2E., La Salle County, Illinois (Fig. 1), on the south bank of the Vermilion River,0.5 mi(0.8 km) west (downstream) of the town of Lowell (Fig. 2). It isin the Margery C. Carlson Nature Preserve owned by the Illinois Department of Conservation. Groups of more than 25 peopleshould check with the site superintendent at Starved Rock StatePark before entering the Preserve. For photographic purposes, thesite can be viewed from the opposite bank, which is ccessiblethrough abandoned clay pits owned by Roy Alleman, Jr. (VillageInn, Tonics, Illinois, 815-442-3535).

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DNAG, Centennial Field Guides

North-Central Section of the Geological Society of America

Geological Society of America
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January 01, 1987




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