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[[image - pencil sketch of Map of state of Iowa]]

5 [[underline]] Wisconsin [[/underline]]
4 [[underline]] Iowan [[/underline]]
3 [[underline]] Illinoian [[/underline]]
  [[underline]] X Buchanan & loess [[/underline]]
2 [[underline]] Kansan [[/underline]]
  [[underline]] Aftonian [[/underline]]
1 [[underline]] Nebraskan [[/underline]]

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[[underline]] Sep. 3, 1910 [[/underline]]
Spent AM. packing.
Drove northeast in afternoon with Mr. Boot (Sr.
At X on E. sec. 31 Dayton Twp. N. of mine, the gradient on E. side of road shows a little less than a foot of calcareous yellowish material evidently weathered Kansan & yellow sandy stuff above.  Losse ran below. 
See sample of weathered Kansan.
Then S.E. cor of Sec. 19 - on S. side creeklet. The section on W. side is certainly calcareous Kansan, - pebbles, joint structure, etc., mostly yellowish - bluish cloudings.

Went to conglomerate point S. of Klondike.  [[checkmark]] [[checkmark]]

[[underline]] Photos 29 x & 30 x [[/underline]]

[[sketch - map of depth & types of soil]] 
[[sketch captions]] Conglomerate ledge
Under cut Nebraskan? (quarry) [[/image captions]]
The ledge overhangs 8 ft. 

Transcription Notes:
For info beside map on first page see & in particular Wisconsin (glacial) Sangamonian (interglacial) Illinoian (glacial) Yarmouthian (interglacial) Kansan (glacial) Aftonian (interglacial) Nebraskan (glacial) -@siobhanleachman see also describes Buchanan as a weathered soil between the Illinoisan and Kansan glacial periods -kbailey Could word after "bluish" be Indigo?