Near Rock Springs in Sauk County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Van Hise Rock
This rock is pictured in geologic books as a type illustrating important principles of structural geology, and has been a point of special interest to many investigators in geology visiting this region. President Charles R. Van Hise of the University of Wisconsin was one of the first and foremost of these.
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Tablet presented by friends of Van Hise at the University of Wisconsin.
Erected 1923 by friends of Van Hise at the University of Wisconsin.
Location. 43° 29.348′ N, 89° 54.94′ W. Marker is near Rock Springs, Wisconsin, in Sauk County. Marker is on North River Street (State Highway 136) 0.8 miles north of Broadway (State Highway 154), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located just north of a highway pull-off. Marker is in this post office area: Rock Springs WI 53961, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Van Hise Rock (within shouting distance of this marker); Mid–Continent Railway Historical Society (approx. 2.9 miles away); Clare A. Briggs – Cartoonist (approx. 3.1 miles away); Vodak Memorial Park (approx. 3.1 miles away); Babb's Ford (approx. 5.6 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.8 miles away); Clare Briggs, Cartoonist (approx. 5.9 miles away); Ringling Brothers Circus (approx. 7.9 miles away).
Also see . . . Rock Springs (Abelman's Gorge, Van Hise Rock). (Submitted on June 11, 2009.)
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