Unformatted text preview: Geology The geology of the Jefferson Basin accounts for its compatibility with both agriculture and outdoor recreation. The granite found in the Basin is approximately 60 million years old, but became exposed after 30 million years of adjustments in the earth’s crust and erosion. Floods, fire, ice, and volcanoes all played into the historical shaping of the area. A complex system of reservoirs and waterways services the croplands in the Jefferson Basin and takes advantage of the unusual geologic features of the area. Sand Dunes and Off-Road Vehicles Enjoy the fun and excitement of “conquering” a sand dune and more! The Jefferson county off-road vehicle area is one of the largest and is located just two miles from Lake Middleton. The area boasts rolling sand dunes, great fishing, and excellent waterskiing opportunities....
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- Fall '11
- Lake Michigan, Off-roading, Middleton Valley, Jefferson Basin