The literature concerning the Pleistocene deposits of Iowa does not mention the presence of a loess sheet younger than the Loveland loess and older than the Iowan loess. The writer is of the opinion that such a loess exists in Iowa. The following evidence is presented to substantiate this conclusion. During the summer of 1948 the writer was engaged in a study of the Loveland formation of Iowa under the auspices of the Iowa Geological Survey. During the course of this investigation the presence of a post-Loveland and pre-Iowan loess was revealed in two exposures
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
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Mickelson, John C.
"A Post-Loveland Pre-Iowan Loess in Western Iowa,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science: Vol. 57:
, Article 32.
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