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Southern Iowa Drift Plain

Posted on June 16th, 2017

    The following information is based on the book Landforms of Iowa, by Jean C. Prior, published by the University of Iowa Press, Iowa City, in 1991. The book was designed and illustrated by Patricia J. Lohmann.”   The topography of the Southern Iowa Drift Plain is perhaps most representative of “typical” Iowa landscapes. The […]

Northwest Iowa Plains

Posted on June 15th, 2017

  The following information is based on the book Landforms of Iowa, by Jean C. Prior, published by the University of Iowa Press, Iowa City, in 1991. The book was designed and illustrated by Patricia J. Lohmann.”   The landscapes of northwest Iowa have a seasoned appearance, exhibiting a blend of terrain features and geologic materials […]

Landscape Features of Iowa

Posted on June 15th, 2017

  The following information is based on the book Landforms of Iowa, by Jean C. Prior, published by the University of Iowa Press, Iowa City, in 1991. The book was designed and illustrated by Patricia J. Lohmann.”   The topographic features seen on the following pages illustrate the range of picturesque diversity that is present across […]

Paleozoic Plateau

Posted on June 16th, 2017

  The following information is based on the book Landforms of Iowa, by Jean C. Prior, published by the University of Iowa Press, Iowa City, in 1991. The book was designed and illustrated by Patricia J. Lohmann.”   If Iowa’s landscape had to be divided into only two regions, one would be northeastern Iowa and the […]

Loess Hills

Posted on June 15th, 2017

  The following information is based on the book Landforms of Iowa, by Jean C. Prior, published by the University of Iowa Press, Iowa City, in 1991. The book was designed and illustrated by Patricia J. Lohmann.”   Irregularities in the landscape always catch the eye. These differences in elevation are described as the land’s relief, […]

Alluvial Plains

Posted on June 15th, 2017

  The following information is based on the book Landforms of Iowa, by Jean C. Prior, published by the University of Iowa Press, Iowa City, in 1991. The book was designed and illustrated by Patricia J. Lohmann.”   Water in motion is one of those timeless processes in nature that hold our gaze and set our […]

Des Moines Lobe

Posted on June 15th, 2017

  The following information is based on the book Landforms of Iowa, by Jean C. Prior, published by the University of Iowa Press, Iowa City, in 1991. The book was designed and illustrated by Patricia J. Lohmann.”   The icy grip of continental glaciers was one of the most significant geologic processes to affect the Iowa […]

Publications Test

Posted on June 30th, 2014