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. Elements of geology : a text-book for colleges and for the general reader. Geology. GLACIAL EPOCH. 547 covered with a more regularly stratified material, consisting of sand and gravel, apparently subsequently deposited from water. This is particu- larly the case in the basin of the Mississippi, as e. g., in Ohio, Illinois, and Iowa. It is probable, however, that this be- longs to the next epoch, Cham- plain. Sometimes irregular Wi m o oO °o ° m 3-' o ° & mound-like deposits are left in FlG. 924.—Section on Rush Creek, near Mono Lake, the retreat of the ice. These California. are called J

. Elements of geology : a text-book for colleges and for the general reader. Geology. GLACIAL EPOCH. 547 covered with a more regularly stratified material, consisting of sand and gravel, apparently subsequently deposited from water. This is particu- larly the case in the basin of the Mississippi, as e. g., in Ohio, Illinois, and Iowa. It is probable, however, that this be- longs to the next epoch, Cham- plain. Sometimes irregular Wi m o oO °o ° m 3-' o ° & mound-like deposits are left in FlG. 924.—Section on Rush Creek, near Mono Lake, the retreat of the ice. These California. are called J Stock Photo
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. Elements of geology : a text-book for colleges and for the general reader. Geology. GLACIAL EPOCH. 547 covered with a more regularly stratified material, consisting of sand and gravel, apparently subsequently deposited from water. This is particu- larly the case in the basin of the Mississippi, as e. g., in Ohio, Illinois, and Iowa. It is probable, however, that this be- longs to the next epoch, Cham- plain. Sometimes irregular Wi m o oO °o ° m 3-' o ° & mound-like deposits are left in FlG. 924.—Section on Rush Creek, near Mono Lake, the retreat of the ice. These California. are called Jcames, drumlins, etc. The conditions under which these are formed are imperfectly understood.. Fig. 925, —Section of Orange Sand, Mississippi (after HiJgard). We have said that the deposit is peculiar. Nothing resembling it is found anywhere in tropical or low-latitude countries. In the South-. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. LeConte, Joseph, 1823-1901. New York : D. Appleton and Co.

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