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1 The Loess Hills – The Result of Doing Nothing Stan Buman

2 Talbot Loess Hills, NW of Sioux City Photos courtesy of Shimek Photograph Collection, Departments of Geoscience and Biological Sciences, University of Iowa.

3 Hills near Sioux City, almost treeless Photos courtesy of Shimek Photograph Collection, Departments of Geoscience and Biological Sciences, University of Iowa.

4 Hills Above Sioux City Photos courtesy of Shimek Photograph Collection, Departments of Geoscience and Biological Sciences, University of Iowa.

5 Prairie in Section 27, T84N, R44W Looking SE at exposed slopes Shimek, prior to 1908 Buman 2006 Stan Buman Photos courtesy of Shimek Photograph Collection, Departments of Geoscience and Biological Sciences, University of Iowa.

6 Looking N along bluffs above cut NNW of Grant Center, IA Shimek, Nov. 21, 1908Buman 2006 Stan Buman Photos courtesy of Shimek Photograph Collection, Departments of Geoscience and Biological Sciences, University of Iowa.

7 Loess Ridges North of Turin, looking South Shimek, prior to 1908Buman 2006 Stan Buman Photos courtesy of Shimek Photograph Collection, Departments of Geoscience and Biological Sciences, University of Iowa.

8 Murray Hill Shimek early 1900s Buman 2006 Stan Buman Photos courtesy of Shimek Photograph Collection, Departments of Geoscience and Biological Sciences, University of Iowa.

9 Murray Hill (saturated colors to bring out vegetation differences) Buman 2006 Stan Buman

10 Pisgah, IA looking South Shimek, prior to 1908Buman 2006 Stan Buman Photos courtesy of Shimek Photograph Collection, Departments of Geoscience and Biological Sciences, University of Iowa.

11 Just N of entrance to Snyder's Hollow Missouri Valley, IA Shimek, early 1900s Buman 2006 Stan Buman Photos courtesy of Shimek Photograph Collection, Departments of Geoscience and Biological Sciences, University of Iowa.

12 NE 1/4, Sec. 11, T75N, R44W (Lake Twp., Pottawattamie County) Adjacent to the Chicago and North Western RR north of Council Bluffs Morrill 1952Buman 2006 Stan Buman John Barstow Morrill Jr. – 1953 Thesis on Prairie Species on the Missouri River Bluffs of Western Iowa

13 NE 1/4, Sec. 11, T75N R44W (Lake Twp., Pottawattamie County) Adjacent to the Chicago and North Western RR north of Council Bluffs Morrill 1952Buman 2006 Stan Buman John Barstow Morrill Jr. – 1953 Thesis on Prairie Species on the Missouri River Bluffs of Western Iowa

14 Sec. 27, N74N, R43W (Lewis East Twp., Pottawattamie County) Contiguous to US Hwy 275 south of Council Bluffs Morrill 1952Buman 2006 Stan Buman John Barstow Morrill Jr. – 1953 Thesis on Prairie Species on the Missouri River Bluffs of Western Iowa

15 NE 1/4, Sec. 22, T72N, R43W (Glenwood Twp. Mills County) View looking N from flood plain toward station 13; Located SW of Glenwood by HWY 34 Morrill 1952 Buman 2006 John Barstow Morrill Jr. – 1953 Thesis on Prairie Species on the Missouri River Bluffs of Western Iowa Stan Buman

16 SE 1/4, Sec. 24, T69N, R43W (Sidney west Twp., Fremont County) West slope above station 15; South of Possum Creek by IA County Trunk K Morrill 1952Buman 2006 John Barstow Morrill Jr. – 1953 Thesis on Prairie Species on the Missouri River Bluffs of Western Iowa Stan Buman

17 SE 1/4, Sec. 24, T69N, R43W (Sidney west Twp., Fremont County) West slope above station 15 showing gullies occupied by trees Morrill 1952 Buman 2006 Stan Buman John Barstow Morrill Jr. – 1953 Thesis on Prairie Species on the Missouri River Bluffs of Western Iowa

18 Loess, along loess ridge, timber in sheltered valleys N. of Hamburg, IA Shimek early 1900sBuman 2006 Stan Buman Photos courtesy of Shimek Photograph Collection, Departments of Geoscience and Biological Sciences, University of Iowa.

19 Looking S. from 1st ridge N. of 220th (+Unio???) point, Hamburg, IA Shimek, early 1900s Buman 2006 Stan Buman Photos courtesy of Shimek Photograph Collection, Departments of Geoscience and Biological Sciences, University of Iowa.

20 Photo Contributors John Barstow Morrill Jr. –1953 Thesis on Prairie Flora on the Missouri River Bluffs of Western Iowa The Departments of Geoscience and Biological the University of IA - the Shimek Photographic Collection

21 Financial Contributors North American Nature Photography Association – Philip Hyde Grant Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation Agren, Inc.


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