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Loess

eolian silts
State Kansas
Name Loess
Geologic age Phanerozoic | Cenozoic | Quaternary | Pleistocene Holocene
Comments approximate thickness 0-50 ft. in outcrop
Primary rock type silt
Secondary rock type
Other rock types
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Silt (Eolian)
Map references
Ross, J. A., 1991, Geologic Map of Kansas: Kansas Geological Survey, Univ. of Kansas Map M-23 Scale 1:500K.
Unit references
Ross, J. A., 1991, Geologic Map of Kansas: Kansas Geological Survey, Univ. of Kansas Map M-23 Scale 1:500K.
Zeller, D.E., ed., 1968, The Stratigraphic Succession in Kansas, State Geological Survey of Kansas Bull. 189.
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