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Quaternary Deposits of Illinois
Entry ID: IGDNR_QUAT79_1.1

Abstract: Digital representation of the Quaternary Deposits in Illinois map by Lineback
(1979). Map scale is 1:500,000. Shows quaternary deposits that lie at or near
the land surface, including loess deposits.

For use in applications requiring generalized information for surface deposits
in Illinois. These data are appropriate for use in regional thematic analysis.

An updated version of this data set is in preparation.
Updates: This edition (ver. 1.1) has one minor update from previous edition
(ver. 1.0). A polygon was deleted. See process steps.
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Description: Data available in Arc/info export format.

Description: FGDC metadata on Quaternary Deposits of Illinois.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.5   S: 36.95   E: -87.38   W: -91.42

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Illinois State Geological Survey
Dataset Title: Quaternary Deposits of Illinois
Dataset Series Name: ISGS GIS Database
Dataset Release Date: 1984-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Champaign, Illinois
Dataset Publisher: Illinois State Geological Survey
Version: 1.1
Issue Identification: quat79
Data Presentation Form: map
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1979-01-01
Paleo Temporal Coverage
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Geological Survey, Dept. of Natural Resources, Illinois Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Phone: 217-333-5102
Fax: 217-333-2830
Email: denhart at
Contact Address:
615 East Peabody Drive
City: Champaign
Province or State: Illinois
Postal Code: 61820
Country: USA
Distribution Media: Online
Distribution Size: 5.8 MB
Distribution Format: Arc/Info export format
Fees: No fees
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-02-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-07-26