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IGS Maps Show Iowa Counties What Lies Beneath

Posted on January 5th, 2016

William Smith, the “father of English geology,” wasn’t the only geologist to create a map to change the world. Read about how geologists at the Iowa Geological Survey are creating new, geologic maps for the state even today.

Stephanie Surine: She’s a Rocker

Posted on April 6th, 2015

Stephanie Surine used to collect rocks on the shores of Lake Superior in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. She would fill an empty ice cream bucket with rocks, tote the bucket home, and polish up her finds. “At the time I didn’t realize that was something people did for a living,” she says. “It was just fun.” […]

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