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Published by Geological Society of America in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Superior, Lake, Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- Superior, Lake, Region.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Richard J. Wold and William J. Hinze.
      SeriesMemoir / Geological Society of America ;, 156, Memoir (Geological Society of America) ;, 156.
      ContributionsWold, Richard J. 1937-, Hinze, William J.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE78 .G46 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 280 p. :
      Number of Pages280
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3495428M
      ISBN 100813711568
      LC Control Number82015425

      The syncline appears to connect at its western end with a narrow trough of Keweenawan rocks which extends northward from the central United States and only emerges from beneath a cover of younger sediments in the Lake Superior region. The Lake Superior syncline thus forms part of a major tectonic feature of North by: The geology of the Lake Superior region / Related Titles. Series: Monographs of the United States Geological Survey ; v. By. Van Hise, Charles Richard, Leith, C. K. (Charles Kenneth), Martin, Lawrence, Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication info.

      Saint Louis River drainage basin. The Saint Louis River (abbreviated St. Louis River) is a river in the U.S. states of Minnesota and Wisconsin that flows into Lake Superior. The largest U.S. river to flow into the lake, it is miles ( km) in length and starts 13 miles (21 km) east of Hoyt Lakes, Minnesota. Geology. The basin is centered in Gladwin County where the Precambrian basement rocks feet (4, m) deep. Around the margins, such as under Mackinaw City, Michigan, the Precambrian surface is around 4, feet (1, m) below the 4,foot (1, m) contour on the bedrock clips the northern part of the Lower Peninsula and continues under Lake Michigan along the .

      INSTITUTE ON LAKE SUPERIOR GEOLOGY Annual Goldich Medal Award for Will be presented to Carl E. Dutton at the Banquet Thursday evening Dr. Carl E. Dutton was born in Dunkirk, Ohio on January 24th He receivea his B.A. from DePauw University in , his M.A. from the University of Illinois in and his Size: KB.   The Paperback of the Geology of the Lake Superior Region by Gene L. Laberge at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Pages:


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Geology and Tectonics of the Lake Superior Basin Author(s) Richard J. Wold; Richard J. Wold Geology and Tectonics of the Lake Superior Basin. Author(s): Richard J. Wold, William J. Hinze. Lake Superior geology and tectonics—overview and major unsolved problems.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: 2 folded map in pocket. Description: v, pages: illustrations ; 29 cm. Contents: Preface --Introduction / Richard J. Wold and William J.

Hinze --Geological evidence relating to interpretation of the Lake Superior Basin structure / Donald M. Davidson, Jr. --Status of the Keweenawan as a stratigraphic unit in the Lake Superior. Geology of the Lake Superior Basin.

Suggested Minnesota Science Standards K-5th grade – Physical Science, Matter Sort objects in terms of color, size, shape, and texture, and communicate the reasoning for the sorting system. – Earth and Space Science, Earth Structure and ProcessesFile Size: KB.

Geology of the Lake Superior Region covers just about everything you might want to know about one of the most interesting geological areas in North America: Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Full of examples, photographs, maps and diagrams, Geology of the Lake Superior Region integrates a discussion of basic physical geology into a chronological view of the geological processes that formed Cited by:   Lake Superior Geology.

These dark rocks, familiar around Lake Superior, are evidence of ancient volcanic activity. Called basalt, this volcanic rock is seen here at Temperance River State Park in Minnesota and can be found in all the state parks along Lake Superior’s Minnesota shore.

Wold, R. and Hinze, W. J., Ed. / GEOLOGY AND TECTONICS OF THE LAKE SUPERIOR BASIN, GSA MBoulder, cl, pages, small dots of liquid paper on contents page, otherwise new, $ End of the Michigan II Catalog.

Click any link to continue. Michigan I Catalog Home Page Catalogs on this Website Mineral Specimens Mineralogy Books. By Geology. View more. View more. Visit our Great Lake Destinations Fun Options and Discovery. Looking for a link, a location, a place to eat or stay on Lake Superior.

Find it all in our convenient directory. What Feature. Where. Find. Keep up with the magazine, news and happenings around the Big Lake. Get this from a library. Tectonics of the Keweenawan Basin, western Lake Superior region.

[Walter S White] -- Analysis of geological and geophysical data indicates divergence between trends of ancient Keweenawan troughs and the trend of the present structural depression. The Institute on Lake Superior Geology is a non-profit professional society with the objectives of providing a forum for exchange of geological ideas and scientific data and promoting better understanding of the geology of the Lake Superior region.

The major activity of the Institute is an Annual Meeting with. Lake Superior is feet above sea level. but places n fcw miles inland from the lake reach an e1evalion ofncarly 2, feet; ofthese, Eagle Mountain is the highest place in the state with an elevation of feet. High ground also occurs in southwestern Minnesota and adjoining parts ofSouth Dakota and Iowa where the Coteau des Prairies File Size: 6MB.

Scientists studied these ridges revealing much about the structure of the crust below Lake Superior. The ridges are the edges of the exposed rock layers that are angled down forming the Lake Superior basin.

The layers rise up again on the southeast side of the lake at Keneewa pennisula. The pennisula has these distinctive parallel ridges too. A structural basin is a large-scale structural formation of rock strata formed by tectonic warping of previously flat-lying strata.

Structural basins are geological depressions, and are the inverse of elongated structural basins are also known as ural basins may also be sedimentary basins, which are aggregations of sediment that filled up a depression or accumulated.

Geology and tectonics of the Lake Superior Basin / Richard J. Wold, William J. Hinze. Publication: [Boulder, Colorado]: Geological Society of America, 3. Late Wisconsinan Superior-Lobe Deposits in the Lake Superior Basin northeast of Duluth 4. Geology of the Eastern Mesabi Iron Range, Northeastern Minnesota 5.

Classic Outcrops of Northeastern Minnesota 6. Glacial and Postglacial Landscape Evolution in the. It carved out the basin which became Lake Superior and erupted tons of basalt onto the rift zone, which extends to present day Kansas.

If the rift would have proceeded, Duluth could now be located on the shore of an ocean instead of a lake. Lake Superior Basin The Minnesota part of the Lake Superior Basin encompasses portions of Aitkin, Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Lake, Pine and St. Louis Counties, covering approximately 6, square miles.

Major watersheds in the basin include the Cloquet, Nemadji and St. Louis River systems, as well as the North Shore tributaries to Lake Superior. PP E / White, W. / TECTONICS OF THE KEWEENAWAN BASIN, WESTERN LAKE SUPERIOR REGION,pb, 23 pages, 7 figs., $ 10 PP / Trimble, S.

and Lund, S. / SOIL CONSERVATION AND THE REDUCTION OF EROSIN AND SEDIMENTATION IN THE COON CREEK BASIN, WISCONSIN,pb, 35 pages, 22 figs., 7 tables, 3 appendices, $ 7. He devotes a chapter to the history of each lake basin (although Huron and Erie are treated together) and admits that lake-to-lake correlation of events was still unclear.

A very useful feature of this text is the large number of nicely drawn figures and maps. The older maps and figures tend to be black & white and less full of fussy obscuring Cited by:.

the Clear Lake basin and its surroundings, so it is an excellent launching point for the field trip. It is here that we can review some of the basics of the geology in our area, before moving on to view some specific examples. Lake County geology can be divided into two assemblages of File Size: 1MB.Plate Tectonics - Articles and maps about plate tectonics and the interior of Earth.

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It is also.Plate tectonics is the most important concept in modern geology. This section will introduce you to the concept of plate tectonics, how it works, why it is important and how it is shaping the world today. Describe and compare different types of plate motions, rates of motion and the driving mechanisms and forces involved with each.