Earth Science Week – Day 6: Geologic Map Day

Today we are celebrating Geologic Map Day, to promote awareness of geologic mapping and its importance to society.

Here is a map of the Bedrock Geologic Map of Iowa created by a team at the Iowa Geological and Water Survey. For details about each of the geologic regions click here to read the report.

To view map details click on the map.

Which landform region are you living in?
Find your place on the map and learn more about each of the Iowa Landforms.


Visit the Iowa Landforms Revealed by Gregg Hadish. These images were featured in a series of blog posts on the IowaView website last fall.

Visit the official Geologic Map Day site for learning activities and resources.

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