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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Natural Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1923.
Location. 43° 29.348′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rock Springs WI 53961, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named 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); Attempted Native American Deportation and Relocation (approx. 5.4 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).
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on the Van Hise Rock. (Submitted on June 11, 2009.)
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