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Horseshoe Quarry, Shawneetown Fault Zone, Illinois

W.John Nelson
W.John Nelson
Illinois State Geological Survey, 615 East Peabody Drive, Champaign, Illinois 61820
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January 01, 1987


The Horseshoe quarry is located in the SW¼, NW¼, NE¼, Sec.36, T.9S., R.7E., Saline County; Rudement and Equality 7½-minute QuadrangleIllinois (Figs. 1, 2). From Equality, travel south 2.0 mi (3.2 km) via county road to the foot of Wildcat Hills, then west 2.5 mi (4 km) on gravel road to a point 0.2 mi (0.3 km) past the turnoff to Glen O. JonesLake. The longabandoned quarry is in low, wooded hills immediately north of the road, on land administeredby the U.S. Forest Service.

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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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