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Dissected Loess Plains

Dissected Loess Plains
Dissected Loess Plains

Dissected Loess Plains contains loess (wind blown silt) deposits that are among the thickest (200+ feet) in North America. Eroded canyons and deep valleys that occur at this site reveal the geological history of the Loess Plains better than any other place in the Great Plains.

Location: Lincoln County, NE

Year designated: 1987

Acres: 10,883

Ownership: State, Private

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012