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Wapsipinicon State Park - Page 2

The Gelogical Society of Iowa led their Fall 2009 field trip in the Anamosa area (eastern Iowa). Want to learn more then check out Geologic Society of Iowa's Guidebook GSI-85

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Brian Witske (IGWS) begins a discussion about the rock within Wapsipinicon State Park (Key words: Dolomite, Stratigraphic, vugs/pores/holes, dissolution, karst topography)

Brian Witske discusses the similarity of this area to modern reef systems

Ray Anderson (IGWS) and Joe Artz (Office of State Archaeologist) discuss the history and archaeology of the Horse Thief Cave

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Images from the field! Click on an image to start a slide show!