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Paleokarsts in Iowa

Posted on March 24th, 2015

Paleokarsts in Iowa by Robert M. McKay Following heavy rain, a muddy torrent of water laden with dislodged soil, twigs and leaves rushes down a gully and spills over a lip of rock, disappearing into a dark echoing hole. Crashing to the bottom of the pit, the flow continues outward and downward along narrow passageways […]

Mineral Resources

Posted on April 30th, 2014

Cutting dimiensonal stone in the Bealer Quarry circa 1906 near Cedar Valley in Cedar County. Photo from the Calvin image database. Iowa is richly endowed with a variety of rock resources suitable for building construction, and their utility is particularly well displayed in the early architectural heritage of our state. Although building stone is still […]