Melvil Decimal System: 557.73
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Works under MDS 557.73
- Geology Underfoot in Illinois by Raymond Wiggers
- Handbook of Illinois Stratigraphy by H. B. Willman
- Geological survey of Illinois. Volume II by Illinois.
- A Report on physical, economic, and social aspects of the valley of the Kaskaskia River in the State of Illinois
- Exploring the Land and Rocks of Southern Illinois by S E Harris
- Report on the Kaskaskia River Basin by Illinois State Planning Commission
- Guide to the Geology of Cave-In-Rock Area, Hardin County, Illinois; field Trip Guidebook 2006B by Wayne T. Frankie
- Guide to the Geology of Moraine Hills, Glacial Park, and Volo Bog Areas, McHenry and Lake Counties, Illinois by Wayne T. Frankie
- Glacial drift in Illinois : thickness and character by Kemal Piskin
- Guide to the geology of Siloam Springs State Park area, Adams and Brown Counties, Illinois by Wayne T. Frankie
- Report on the Rock River Basin in Illinois by Illinois State Planning Commission
- Report on the Sangamon River Basin in Illinois by Illinois State Planning Commission
- The fluorspar deposits of southern Illinois by Harry Foster Bain
- Report on the Wabash River Basin in Illinois by Illinois State Planning Commission
- Geology of the Kankakee River system in Kankakee County, Illinois by David L. Gross
- Report on the Big Muddy River Basin and contiguous lands draining into the Mississippi River by Illinois State Planning Commission
- Report on the Lower Illinois River Basin and contiguous area draining directly into the Mississippi River by Illinois State Planning Commission
- Guide to the geology of Pere Marquette State Park and surrounding area, Jersey and Madison counties, Illinois by Wayne T. Frankie
- The Meaning of Scenery in Illinois State Parks by Carlton Condit
- The Platteville and Galena groups in northern Illinois by H. B. Willman
- Guide to the geology of the Horseshoe Lake State Conservation Area and surrounding area, Alexander County, Illinois by Wayne T. Frankie
- Bildung von nanoskopischem Calciumfluorid über die Sol-Gel-Synthese by Alexander Rehmer
- Guide to the geology of the Hennepin area, Putnam, Bureau, and Marshall counties, Illinois by Wayne T. Frankie
- The celebrated travelling rock of Champaign County: A tale based on real events, geological, biological and anthropological by Marilyn Rasmusen
- Middle Mississippian carbonates and siliciclastics in western Illinois by Zakaria Lasemi
- Guide to the geology of the Lake Shelbyville area, Slelby and Moultrie Counties, Illinois by Wayne T. Frankie
- Neotectonics of the northern Mississippi Embayment by W. John Nelson
- Paleozoic and Quaternary geology of the St. Louis Metro East area of western Illinois : 63rd Annual Tri-State Geological Field Conference, October 6-8, 2000 by Rodney D. Norby
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