"The Elephant" formed by Saint Croix sandstone covered by Oneota limestone, French Creek, Iowa, late 1890s or early 1900s

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Title

"The Elephant" formed by Saint Croix sandstone covered by Oneota limestone, French Creek, Iowa, late 1890s or early 1900s

Subject

Geology; Hills; Rivers

Upper Iowa River (Iowa); Oneota River (Iowa)

United States -- Iowa -- Allamakee County -- French Creek

190-

Paleozoic -- Ordovician

Oneota Limestone over St. Croix Sandstone

Description

Located near the French Creek Post Office on the upper Iowa or Oneota River. Formation is over 300 feet high.

Creator

Calvin, S. (Samuel), 1840-1911

Publisher

University of Iowa. Dept. of Geoscience. Paleontology Repository

Contact Tiffany Adrain (tiffany-adrain@uiowa.edu) at The University of Iowa Paleontology Repository http://www.uiowa.edu/~geology/paleo

Date

1895/1910

2005-08-10

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