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Date: 1883 ca.

Description: This map shows the geology of areas in Montana, the Dakotas, Nebraska, Wyoming, Idaho, Colorado, Kansas, Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah. Map also shows lak...

Learn about the origin, and the many spellings and multiple meanings of "Wisconsin."

Date: 1957-03-26 

Description: George Hanson (seated foreground center), state geologist, peers into a microscope while examining a diamond. Leaning in to look on are (left to right) Pro...

Date: 1917 

Description: A geological survey map that map of southeastern Wisconsin shows the surface deposits east of the Wisconsin River, from the Illinois state line north to Ne...

Date: 1873 

Description: A hand-colored, geological map of the Fox and Wisconsin riversÂ’ water path from the Mississippi River to the Great Lakes. The map also shows those railroa...

Date: 1828 

Description: Drawing by Increase Lapham showing the geological profile of the land between Utica and Knob Creek, Kentucky at a scale of 1/2 inch to a mile.

Date: 1870 

Description: Page from a diary kept by Increase Lapham in California between April 11 and May 19, 1870. The page shows a portion of a list of minerals of California.

Brief history of the quarrying industry in Wisconsin.

Date: 1876 

Description: This color-coded map of the geology of southeastern Wisconsin shows the township grid, counties, towns, cities and villages, rivers, lakes, and railroads....

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Cyanotype print of the interior of the Geology Museum in Science Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. View towards corner of a room with win...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: This map is pen and watercolor on paper and shows a profile and geological sections of the East Blue Mound Break, Blue Mound Creek, Black Earth River, and...

Date: 1864 

Description: This map is pen and pencil on paper and shows a profile of the Blue Mound and East Blue Mound.

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: This map is pen and pencil on paper and shows a profile of the Blue Mound and East Blue Mound.

Photograph

Hematite Fan

Date: 2013-11-12 

Description: A hematite fan, approximately six inches in length, from the mineral collection of Ferdinand Hotz at the University of Wisconsin Geology Museum. This speci...

Date: 1839 

Description: This map shows the geological makeup of the valley in red, yellow, and green, the Mississippi River, and the location of Fort Crawford. The geology on the...

Date: 1864 ca.

Description: This map is pen and watercolor on paper and shows a profile and geological sections of the Blue Mounds, Hollow Run, Bogies Hollow Run, Bear Creek, East Bre...

Date: 1836 

Description: A detailed map of the mouth of the Kewaunee River, showing the geological composition of the Lake Michigan shoreline and the various water depths in the ar...

Date: 1917 

Description: A geological survey map that shows the sedimentary and igneous deposits in southeastern Wisconsin and south central Wisconsin, as well as the limits of gla...

Date: 1852 

Description: Hand-colored maps and a series of geological cross sections of the Mississippi River between the Falls of St. Anthony and the mouth of the Wisconsin River...

Date: 2013-11-12 

Description: A cut and polished azurite malachite nodule from the mineral collection of Ferdinand Hotz at the University of Wisconsin Geology Museum. Azurite and malach...

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