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Minnesota"s geology

by Richard W. Ojakangas

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Minnesota.
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- Minnesota.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRichard W. Ojakangas, Charles L. Matsch ; drawings, charts, and graphs by Dan Beedy.
      ContributionsMatsch, Charles L.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE127 .O38 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 255 p., [4] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages255
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4268659M
      ISBN 100816609535, 0816609500
      LC Control Number81014709

      The geology of Minnesota comprises the rock, minerals, and soils of the U.S. state of Minnesota, including their formation, development, distribution, and condition.. The state's geologic history can be divided into three periods. The first period was a lengthy period of geologic instability from the origin of the planet until roughly 1, million years ago. Books Hello, Sign in. Account & Lists Account Returns & Orders. Try. Prime. Cart Hello Select your address Best Sellers Today's Deals New Releases Electronics Books Customer Service Gift Ideas Home Computers Gift Cards Sell. Books /5(11).

      As a young geologist tasked with heading the Minnesota Geological and Natural History Survey, Winchell (–) charted the prehistory of the region, its era of inland seas, its volcanic activity, and its several ice ages—laying the foundation for the monumental five-volume Geology of Minnesota. Ojakangas, R.W., and Matsch, C.L., , Minnesota's geology: Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press p. Wright, H.E., , Geologic history of Minnesota rivers: Minnesota Geological Survey Educational Series 7, 20 p. Minnesota at a Glance is produced by the Minnesota Geological Survey University of Minnesota.

      This was an excellent and living book! We LOVED it. It is about the expedition to find the source of the Mississippi River. Geographically, it begins in Detroit and travels through Lake Huron, Lake Superior, and into Minnesota. Great information on Ojibway and Dakota tribes. Minnesota: The Story of a Great State by Maude L. Lindquist and James. - Buy Minnesota's Geology book online at best prices in India on Read Minnesota's Geology book reviews & author details and more at Reviews: 8.


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Tracing Newton Horace Winchell’s path to becoming a leading light of an emerging scientific field, Minnesota’s Geologist recreates the early days of scientific inquiry in Minnesota, when one man’s passion for learning could unlock secrets of the state’s distant past and present landscape.

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Minnesota has lacked a Roadside Geology style book for too long. After years without one, Ojakangas has finally written a book for the non-scientist, the latest in the Roadside Geology series, the Roadside Geology of /5(27).

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Tracing Winchell's remarkable path from impoverished fifteen-year-old schoolteacher to a leading light of an emerging scientific field, Minnesota's Geologist also recreates the heady early days of scientific inquiry in Minnesota, a time when one man's determination and passion for learning could unlock the secrets of the state's distant past and present landscape.

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Background (The briefing --Minnesota's place in geologic history) --pt. Geologic history (Early Precambrian time (4, to 2, million years ago --Middle Precambrian time (2, to 1, years ago --Late Precambrian time (1, to million years ago --Post-Precambrian time ( to 2 million years ago --The Quaternary Period (2.

Minnesota's Geology (Book): Ojakangas, Richard W.: Have you ever wondered how the Mississippi River was formed. Or why shark teeth have been found in the Iron Range of the Upper Midwest. Towering mountain ranges, explosive volcanoes, expansive glaciers, and long-extinct forms of both land and sea life were an important part of Minnesota's ancient history.

Minnesota's Geology provides a history of the past billion years in the area's development. In accessible language, Minnesota-based geologists Richard W.

Ojakangas and Charles L. Matsch tell the story of the state's past and offer a guide for those who want to read geological history firsthand from the rocks and landscapes of today. Minnesota's Bookstore Minnesota's Bookstore operates as a centralized publishing house for state agency products sold to the public.

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The Minnesota Geological Survey is a research and service arm of the Newton Horace Winchell School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Minnesota. It investigates the geology of Minnesota and provides basic public information on the geology of the state.

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