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Geology of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail

David M. Mickelson

Geology of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail

by David M. Mickelson

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Published by The University of Wisconsin Press in Madison .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Glacial landforms,
  • Guidebooks,
  • Geology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-376) and index.

    StatementDavid M. Mickelson, Louis J. Maher Jr., and Susan L. Simpson
    ContributionsMaher, Louis J. (Louis James), 1933-, Simpson, Susan L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE697 .M565 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 395 p. :
    Number of Pages395
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25194146M
    ISBN 109780299284848, 9780299284831
    LC Control Number2011013638

      The Ice Age National Scenic Trail is a thousand-mile footpath&#;entirely within the state of Wisconsin&#;that courses like a river through a varied landscape. Walk the Ice Age Trail to witness hundreds of crystal lakes, thriving prairies and farmlands, towering white pines and diverse Brand: University of Wisconsin Press.   As Dr. Mickelson explains in the book he co-authored, Geology of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail, moraines are ridges of glacial debris. End moraines are made of the debris that had been carried on the glacier’s leading edge and then left behind as the ice melted away and receded.

    A map of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail. Source: USGS Volunteers kept working to build a trail between the reserves, making agreements with private landowners when possible. ABSTRACT The Ice Age National Scenic Trail leads hikers on a mi (km) tour of glacial and other geologic features across the State of Wisconsin. This one-day field trip highlights glacial landforms of the Superior Lobe of the southern Laurentide Ice Sheet in northwestern Wisconsin.

    Geology of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail Southwestern Wisconsin, the Driftless Area, was never glaciated and its deep valleys and narrow ridges result from millions of years of stream erosion. Ab years ago glaciers covered more than two thirds of what is now Wisconsin, creating the glacial landforms we see today. - Explore torwahr's board "Geology- Wisconsin Geology" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Wisconsin, Geology and Ice age trail pins.


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While written specifically for Ice Age Trail hikers who are curious about the landforms in front of them, it will be of interest to anyone wishing to learn about how the most recent glaciation molded /5(11).

A m years ago during the Ice Age, much of North America lay under a huge glacier. Mammoths, saber tooth cats and cave lions roamed the earth. Some of the best evidence of this glacier is found in Wisconsin such as the state’s many lakes, river valleys, gently rolling hills, and ridges.

The nearly 1, mile Ice Age National Scenic. The Ice Age Trail Guidebook features more than detailed segment-by-segment descriptions and maps to help you connect with the thousand-mile Ice Age National Scenic Trail. Written for those seeking a wide range of adventures on the Ice Age Trail, the Ice.

Geology of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail, Paperback by Mickelson, David M.; Maher, Louis J., Jr.; Simpson, Susan L., ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US The Ice Age National Scenic Trail meanders across the state of Wisconsin through scenic glacial terrain dotted with lakes, steep hills, and long /5(11).

History of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail and the Ice Age National Scientific Reserve In the late s, people were concerned that gravel mining, highway construction, and public and private development were erasing signs of our glacial heritage in many areas. The Ice Age National Scenic Trail meanders across the state of Wisconsin through scenic glacial terrain dotted with lakes, steep hills, and long, narrow ridges.

David M. Mickelson, Louis J. Maher Jr., and Susan L. Simpson bring this landscape to life in Geology of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail and help readers understand what Ice Age.

Geology of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail also includes detailed trail descriptions that are cross referenced with the science briefs to make it easy to find the geological terms used in the trail descriptions.

Whatever your level of experience with hiking or knowledge of glaciers, this book will provide lively, informative, and revealing Author: David M. Mickelson, Louis J. Maher, Susan L. Simpson. Geology of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail is a well researched and written book packed full of useful illustrations, maps and pictures.

While written specifically for Ice Age Trail hikers who are curious about the landforms in front of them, it will be of interest to anyone wishing to learn about how the most recent glaciation molded Wisconsin's landscape.5/5(8).

Geology of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail. [David M Mickelson; Louis J Maher; Susan L Simpson] "A book with excellent site-specific glacial geologic illustrations and explanations.

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David M. Mickelson, Louis J. Maher Jr., and Susan L. Simpson bring this landscape to life and help readers understand what Ice Age Wisconsin was like.

Today, the Ice Age Trail links together six of the nine units of the reserve. Detailed information about the geology of the Scientific Reserve Units can be found in "Geology of Ice Age National Scientific Reserve" of Wisconsin" by Robert F.

Black. Please note that the names of some of the units referred to in the book have changed in the years. Geology of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail. 70 likes. Geology, Ice Age Trail, glacial depositsFollowers: Geology of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail David M. Mickelson, Louis J. Maher Jr., and Susan L.

Simpson “A book with excellent site-specific glacial geologic illustrations and explanations. It will bring the geology of the Ice Age Trail and Ice Age National Scientific Reserve alive for hikers and non-hikers alike.”.

The Ice Age Trail is a National Scenic Trail stretching 1, miles (1, km) in the state of Wisconsin in the United States. The trail is administered by the National Park Service, and is constructed and maintained by private and public agencies including the Ice Age Trail Alliance, a non-profit and member-volunteer based organization with 21 local t point: Lookout Mountain, Lincoln County, 1.

Geology of the Ice Age National Scenic Trail. University of Wisconsin Press, at the back of the book will give you more information about these deposits. The Timm’s Hill National Trail is not part of the Ice Age Trail but instead is a spur trail thatAuthor: David M.

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It will bring the geology of the Ice Age Trail and Ice Age National Scientific Reserve alive for hikers and non-hikers alike.” —Kent M. Syverson, University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. The Ice Age National Scenic Trail meanders across the state of Wisconsin through scenic glacial terrain dotted with lakes, steep hills, and long, narrow ridges.

Ice Age National Scenic Trail, Madison: Address, Phone Number, Ice Age National Scenic Trail Reviews: /5. there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected.

Please choose a different date. We hiked the Ice Age trail section that was easy if Madison. We started near Hiway 89 at a State Park entrance/5(34). The Wisconsin DeLorme Atlas gives you detailed road and topo maps along with recreation and attraction locations for the entire state of Wisconsin Plan a hike along the Ice Age National Scenic Trail; Explore the geology of Kettle Moraine State Forest Images, code, and content on this website are property of and are protected.The Ice Age Trail is the result of countless hours of planning, designing, building, maintaining, and supporting by people just like you working over nearly the past half century.

Organized as the Ice Age Trail Alliance, they work through local volunteer "chapters"."The Ice Age Trail Alliance (formerly Ice Age Park & Trail Foundation) is a volunteer- and member-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to create, support and protect a thousand-mile footpath tracing Ice Age formations across Wisconsin — the Ice Age National Scenic Trail".