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The Shows (Feature 1301.227)
Gitchie Manitou Rocks

In Iowa's northwest corner, Lyon County boasts some amazing rock formations. The polished Sioux quartzite rocks are 1.6 billion years old, making them Iowa's oldest exposed rock beds.

We'll visit Gitchie Manitou State Preserve and enjoy the colors, shapes, and forms of these unusual outcroppings.

Gitchie Manitou Rocks
pictures { Click to view the full image
links { Gitchie Manitou Home Page (DNR)