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at base, yellow above.
Three smaller cuts in yellow loess appear along ^[[note inserted:  marked on map.]] road north.
This part, to below middle of sec. 8 is rough. Farther north the slopes towards river become less abrupt and the road runs along flat.
Near Harlan we found a big (garden)patch of Amaranthus retroflexus.
Vernonia is very bad in pasture near bridge.
[[underlined]]Cut 8[[/underlined]]In NW. 1/4 SW. 1/4 29-80-38 a cut on slope facing N (not more than 3-5ft. deep)shows Kansan drift in lower half, a ferretto zone, with a sort of chocolate layer above, and on this a gray loess with nodules. (See samples. The Kansan is of the gray modifier type (see sample); the ferretto is clayey.
The layer above (a foot or two)

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is laminated, with darker strata interlarded, and grades up into what looks almost like a gray loess.
Near top of hill, and on top, is a layer of yellow loess (not thick,- possibly only 4 or 5 feet) which at top shows small nodules, which are not very abundant.
[[underlined]]Cut 9 [[/underlined]]- In N.W. 1/4 of sec. 29 there is a steep hill facing N., with cut.  Yellow loess shows on top of hill.
[[underlined]]Cut 10 [[/underlined]] - The steep hill just N. of Pickard's, in SW. 1/4 SW 1/4 sec. 20-80-38, shows calcareous Kansan (light blue) for nearly 2/3 of the way up. Above it is an indefinite (lumped) reddish layer, and above that yellow loess.  Did not see blue (gray) loess,- did not search much.  Looked at the two mounds in
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