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Wisconsin's Foundations: A Review of the State's Geology and its Influence on Geography and Human Activity

By: G Schultz

224 pages, 289 illus, maps

University of Wisconsin Press

Paperback | May 2004 | #147585 | ISBN: 029919874X
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About this book

Most people in Wisconsin share a deep appreciation of the shape and composition of their familiar landscapes - the abundance of fresh water, the fertile soils, the northern forests, the varied land-forms. All these features relate to a process that is long, complex, and still in progress. Wisconsin's Foundations is just the book for a broad audience of interested people who want to know more about the origins, evolution, and geological underpinnings of the Wisconsin landscape.

At the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, I see on an almost daily basis the hunger that the public has for the kind of understandable information Gwen Schultz has supplied. - from the foreword by James M. Robertson, Wisconsin State Geologist"


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Biography

Gwen Schultz is emeritus professor of geography at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and author of several books including Ice Age Lost and The Bucky Badger Story.

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