Geology's Role in Lake Michigan Region's History: GeoFocus Lecture

Niagara Escarpment at Sherwood Point, Door County, Wis. Photo courtesy of Joanne Kluessendorf.Joanne Kluessendorf, Director, Weis Earth Sciences Museum, UW-Fox Valley, and Donald Mikulic, Senior Paleontologist, Illinois State Geological Survey, will give the 2013 Edward Wilkommen GeoFocus Lecture on November 21, 2013 at 6 p.m. in the American Geographical Society Library.

The title of their lecture is “The Ledge, the Lake, and the Limestone: How the Niagara Escarpment Impacted the Stone Industry and the Maritime Development of Lake Michigan.”

This is the sixth presentation of GeoFocus: The Edward Wilkommen Geology and Geography Lecture Series, sponsored by Wilkommen, a retired engineer and longtime AGS Library supporter.

The lecture is free and open to the public. A reception precedes the lecture at 5:30 p.m.

The AGS Library is located on the third floor, east wing of the Golda Meir Library building.

For more information or special needs, please call 414-229-6282.

Image: Niagara Escarpment at Sherwood Point, Door County, Wis. Photo courtesy of Joanne Kluessendorf.

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