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Bulletin No. 27. The Geology of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Metropolitan Area
Schwartz, George M. (Minnesota Geological Survey, 1936)
 

Title 
Bulletin No. 27. The Geology of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Metropolitan Area

Issue Date
1936

Publisher
Minnesota Geological Survey

Type
Map, Report

Abstract
Geology, or a knowledge of the rocks and surface features of a region, becomes increasingly important as the region is settled and develops into a center of population. This bulletin is the outgrowth of repeated requests to the director of the Minnesota Geological Survey for detailed data on various geologic phases of the area in and near Minneapolis and St. Paul. The immediate requests resulting in the work came from the Metropolitan Regional Planning Association, the Metropolitan Drainage Commission, and the 1932 Water Commission appointed by the City Council of Minneapolis. Most earlier reports, being written primarily for the geologist, employed many technical terms; also they gave generalizations rather than the specific data most useful to the engineer. There is need, therefore, of a summary of the detailed knowledge of the geology of the region and a tabulation of quantitative data. This report is an attempt to answer that demand.

Series/Report Number
Bulletin
27

Series/Report Number
Bulletin
27

Description
Seven map inserts as pdfs, scales from 1:2,000 to 1:250,000.

Suggested Citation
Schwartz, George M.. (1936). Bulletin No. 27. The Geology of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Metropolitan Area. Minnesota Geological Survey. Retrieved from the University of Minnesota Digital Conservancy, http://purl.umn.edu/56722.


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