Health, Economy Top Priorities for Illinois’ Geologic Mapping Experts



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Detail of the new Pope County bedrock geology map centering near Eddyville, just released by ISGS.


Each September as preparations are made for the Illinois agricultural harvest, a group of specialists gather at the University of Illinois to consider priorities for geologic mapping of the state. The priorities they develop have important implications for the wealth and the health of the state.