Loess

eolian silts
State Kansas
Name Loess
Geologic age Holocene to Pleistocene
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Silt (Eolian)
Comments approximate thickness 0-50 ft. in outcrop
References

Ross, Jorgina A., 1991, Geologic Map of Kansas: Kansas Geological Survey, Univ. of Kansas, Map M-23, scale 1:500,000.

Zeller, D.E., ed., 1968, The Stratigraphic Succession in Kansas, State Geological Survey of Kansas Bull. 189.

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