brief summary of the geologic history of Ohio

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Published by Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources, Division of Geological Survey in [Columbus] .

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SeriesGeoFacts -- no. 23
ContributionsOhio. Division of Geological Survey
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A BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE GEOLOGIC HISTORY OF OHIO GEOLOGIC PERIOD1 (million years ago) Quaternary mya–Present Mesozoic & Tertiary – mya Permian – mya Pennsylvanian – mya Mississippian – mya Devonian – mya SETTING Two-thirds of Ohio was covered by mile-thick ice during glacial periods.

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Ohio was generally covered by seawater from that time on through the rest. Ohio has some scenic wonders – the gorge valley at Old Man’s Cave, rapids and waterfalls at Clifton Gorge, the Glacial Grooves at Kelley’s Island.

But how did it all come about. In this article I intend to cover half a billion years of geological history in 10 minutes or less and explain how Ohio became Ohio.

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