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Karst geology of the northeast Lower Peninsula, Michigan

Karst geology of the northeast Lower Peninsula, Michigan

a field conference

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Published by Michigan Basin Geological Society in East Lansing, MI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Karst -- Michigan -- Lower Peninsula.,
  • Geology -- Michigan -- Lower Peninsula.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementsponsored by Michigan Basin Geological Society, American Institute of Professional Geologists, and Michigan Karst Conservancy ; Tyrone J. Black, with associated articles by Carla Gregory, David Boothman, Charles Priddy, William Farrand.
    ContributionsBlack, Tyrone J., Michigan Basin Geological Society., American Institute of Professional Geologists., Michigan Karst Conservancy.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination71, 12 p. :
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22254165M

    Variation in Geology around the State The thickness and types of geologic materials vary from region to region in Michigan The thickest column of these formations is in Central Michigan and thinning occurs towards the edges Surface geology may vary, especially in the Upper Peninsula Types of rocks deeper in the subsurface may change. The Great Rift Valley is a series of contiguous geographic trenches, approximately 6, kilometres (3, mi) in total length, that runs from the Beqaa Valley in Lebanon which is in Asia to Mozambique in Southeast Africa. While the name continues in some usages, it is rarely used in geology as it is considered an imprecise merging of separate though related rift and fault systems.

    Additional Physical Format: Print version: Rominger, Carl Ludwig, Geology of lower peninsula [of Michigan]. [New York, J. Bien. ] (DLC) The Michigan Geological Survey's GIS website hosts interactive maps of the surface and bedrock geology of Michigan. The geological maps can be overlain on street, topographic or aerial photographic maps. The GIS data used to create these maps can be purchased on the website for further use and analysis. Click here to access the MGS interactive geologic map of Michigan.

    Michigan’s areas of true karst are limited in extent, but include considerable variety. The Michigan Karst Conservancy owns the acre Fiborn Karst Preserve in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, which includes an extensive and nearly complete karst drainage system with sinkholes, caves, and disappearing streams. In describing the geological structure of Michigan a good analogy would be A. A set of stacked bowls B. An inverted set of stacked bowls C. A lava lamp D. A stack of books .


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Karst geology of the northeast Lower Peninsula, Michigan: a field conference: Authors: Tyrone J. Black, Michigan Basin Geological Society, American Institute of Professional Geologists, Michigan Karst Conservancy: Publisher: Michigan Basin Geological Society, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Sep 3, Length: Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

Karst geology of the northeast Lower Peninsula, Michigan: a field conference in SearchWorks catalog. Though there are more than sinkholes in Michigan’s northern lower peninsula, most are located on private property.

Only the sinks that make up Thunder Bay Karst Preserve and Shoepac Lake State Forest Campground to the west are available for public access. karst country of the ne lower peninsula A unique landscape can be found in the Northeastern Lower Peninsula of Michigan about fifteen miles north of Atlanta in southwestern Presque Isle County.

Here are located sinkholes, also known as sinks or swallow holes, because they "swallow" streams. Michigan karst on the Web. Randall Schaetzl's "Karst Country of the Northeast Lower Peninsula" at Michigan State University's Michigan Geography website.

MDEQ senior geologist Tyrone Black's "Karst Geology and Hydrology" at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's website.

Michigan Basin Geological Society has concealed collapse and swallow features with glacial FieldtripGuidebook, p. overburden. Geomorphic expressions have developed only BLACK, TJ.,Kant geology of the Northeast Lower Peninsula, Michigan, A Field Cooference.

Michigan has three main zones of evaporite karst: collapse breccia in Late Silurian deposits of the Mackinac Straits region; breccia, collapse sinks, and mega-block collapse in Middle Devonian deposits of Northern Lower Michigan, which overlaps the preceding area; and areas of soil swallows in sinks of Mississippian deposits between Turner and Alabaster in Arenac and Iosco counties, and near.

Michigan’s karst region is spread across Presque Isle, Alpena and Montmorency counties in the northwest corner of the Lower Peninsula and the heart of it is the Sinkhole Area, a non-motorized, 2,acre slice of the Mackinaw State Forest between Onaway and Atlanta.

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Karst features such as sinks, springs and caves were formed by water from swamps and streams south and west of the preserve dissolving limestone along joints and bedding planes in the escarpment as it.

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Going Into These 10 Caves In Michigan Is Like Entering Another World. Michigan isn’t exactly known for its caves, but maybe that’s because they’re quite a bit different from the underground rock formations found in states with more volcanic activity.

That doesn’t mean we don’t have them. I visited the cave twice one summer – both times guided by Tim Deady, vice president of the Michigan Karst Conservancy, which owns the acre Fiborn Karst Preserve containing the unique eroded limestone outcrop characterized by the sinkholes, caves and disappearing streams of “karst” geology.

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In addition to key concepts, this index also lists illustrations and maps. Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. The Keweenaw Peninsula lies on the southern flank of the Mid-Continent Rift system (MCR) of North America.

The MCR extends for about 2, kilometres from Kansas northeast through Lake Superior, then southeast through the lower peninsula of Michigan where it ends abruptly near Detroit, Michigan.

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Geology of lower peninsula [of Michigan]. [New York, J. Bien. ] (OCoLC) Online version: Rominger, Carl Ludwig, Geology of lower peninsula [of Michigan].

[New York, J. Bien. ] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. GEOLOGY. The underlying bedrock of Michigan is mostly hidden from view by unconsolidated material deposited during continental glaciation.

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