Gooseberry Falls along the North Shore spilling over ancient basalt lava flows.

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Job Postings

Now Hiring: Two Quaternary Geologists (Researcher 3)

July 19, 2021
Contribute to geologic mapping of the surficial and glacial sediments of Minnesota, and develop technical field and office skills as a map author.
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New Publication Alert

Un Vistazo a la Geología de Minnesota

October 21, 2020
Tres publicaciones de la serie "Un Vistazo a la Geología de Minnesota" ahora disponibles en español. [Three "Minnesota at a Glance" publications now available in Spanish.]
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New Publication Alert

Annual Report 2019-2020

August 20, 2020
Our Annual Report for 2019-2020 is now available!

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