A Cross-Section and Geologic History from Field Data Collected by Second Year Students in the St Francois Mountains of Missouri
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This page first made public: Dec 8, 2011
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- Student handout for Cross-Section Assignment (Microsoft Word 23kB Aug12 10)
- Topographic Map for Cross-section activity (TIFF 5.1MB Aug12 10)
- Road Log for St Francois Mts. Field trip - Stewart (Microsoft Word 51kB Aug12 10)
Kisvarsanyi, E. B., A. W. Hebrank, and R. F. Ryan, 1981, Guidebook to the Geology and Ore Deposits of the St. Francois Mountains, Missouri (Contribution to Precambrian Geology No. 9), Mo Dept Nat Res, Div of Geol and Land Survey, Report of Investigations # 67, 119 p.