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Document Type

Research

Abstract

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

Publication Date

1950

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science

Volume

57

Issue

1

First Page

267

Last Page

269

Copyright

© Copyright 1950 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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