This virgin prairie area is mostly of the kame hill, saucer type. One portion of the territory is probably the pre-Wisconsin bed of the Des Moines River whose course was changed by the ice sheet. The region examined in detail is one mile in radius and bordered by a woodland adjacent to Skunk River.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
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"An Ecological Study of a Prairie Province in Central Iowa,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 18(1), 55-56.
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