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Title:Deglacial history and paleoenvironments of Northeastern Illinois : 54th Midwest Friends of the Pleistocene Field Conference : May 16-18, 2008, DeKalb, Illinois
Contributor(s):Curry, Brandon
Subject(s):Glacial epoch - Illinois
Geology, Stratigraphic - Pleistocene
Geographic Coverage:Northeastern Illinois
Issue Date:2015
Publisher:Champaign, Ill.: Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute
Series/Report:Guidebook no. 040
Table of Contents:Stop 1: Buffalo Rock State Park; large floods and rapid deglaciation of the Lake Michigan Lobe and environs; Stop 2A: Wedron Silica Company Quarry; stratigraphic succession of glacial deposits at Wedron, Illinois; Stop 2B: Wedron Silica Company Quarry; sedimentological and paleontological evidence for evolving lacustrine environments prior to the last glacial maximum, Wedron Southeast Section; Stop 3: Central Limestone Company Quarry; exceptionally well-preserved paleokarst and Pennsylvanian cave fills; Stop 4: The Oswego channel complex; evidence for erosion by Kankakee Torrent; Stop 5: Mastodon Lake at Phillips Park, Aurora, Illinois; history, educational outreach, mastodons, cosmic dust (?) and geology; Stop 6: Lafarge Elburn Sand and Gravel Pit; a buried catena of the Farmdale-Sangamon Geosol complex, Elburn, Illinois; Stop 7: DeKalb Mounds; archives of deglacial history and postglacial environments; Stop 8: Spring Lake Sand and Gravel Pit; glaciotectonic deformation of Wisconsin episode sediment; shallow decollements, sheath folding, and corroborating strain indicators in overlying diamicton; Stop 9: Thelen Sand and Gravel Pits; sedimentology of kame terrace deposits at the Thelen Sand and Gravel Pits, northwestern Lake County, Illinois;
Sponsor:Midwest Friends of the Pleistocene
Rights Information:Copyright 2015 University of Illinois Board of Trustees
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-08
OCLC Identifier:919218120

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