Southwestern Minnesota Regional Hydrogeologic Assessment

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Number: RHA-2

Included Counties: Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, and Rock
Parts of: Cottonwood, Jackson, Lincoln, Lyon, and Redwood

Published in two parts:


Part A - Geology


Date: 1995

Scale: 1:200,000

Publisher: Minnesota Geological Survey


  • Plate 1 - Surficial geology
  • Plate 2 - Quaternary stratigraphy

Companion Report: Contributions to the Quaternary geology of southwestern Minnesota. Report of Investigations 47.

For more information: MGS County Geologic Atlas Program external link


Part B - Hydrogeology


Date: 1997

Scale: 1:200,000

Publisher: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Division of Ecological and Water Resources


  • Plate 3 - Surficial hydrogeology
  • Plate 4 - Sensitivity of surficial aquifers to pollution