Bedrock outcrop from Pipestone County, Minnesota


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Dec 7 Thu 12:10pm

Fall 2023 MGS Seminars

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Clipped portion of Plate 3, Surficial Geology map in the Steele County Geologic Atlas.
New Publication Alert

Steele County Atlas, Part A: Geology Published

The Steele County Atlas, Part A: Geology was recently published, with digital map plates and GIS datasets available online.
3D geologic model of the Cannon River Watershed
New Publication Alert

New 3D Geologic Models Published for GRAPS Pilot Project

Compilation geologic models for the Cannon, Missouri, and Redeye River Watersheds were recently completed as part of a two-year GRAPS Pilot Project in partnership with MDH.