Resourceful Scenes from the Past & Present
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Number 42 - Jules Marcoux
Jules Marcoux, a French explorer, made the first geologic map of North America under the direction of Secretary of Interior Jefferson Davis (later president of the Confederate States of America of America). Marcoux did much of his better known work describing Pennsylvanian rocks near Nebraska City.
You can order on-line a hardcopy of Resourceful Scenes from Past and Present, from the School's store ("Nebraska Maps and More"). The full publication is a two-page fold-open.
Compiled by Roger K. Pabian, SNR Research Geologist, Emeritus
Illustrated by Alan Cook and Dee Ebbeka