Dells of the Wisconsin River

  • Address: River Rd
  • Vicinity: Wisconsin River
  • Type: Canyon, Gorge
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Terrestrial Feature



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
-19000/00/00 Although situated at the western edge of the continental glacier, the Dells itself is not covered by glaciers.
-15000/00/00 The Dells is carved during the last ice age through rock that dates from the Cambrian Period, c 510-520 million years ago when the area of Wisconsin was at the bottom of a shallow sea.
1886/00/00 H H Bennett Photographer Photographer, H H Bennett, takes a stop-action photo of his son jumping onto Stand Rock in Dells Of The Wisconsin River. Invention Of Photography
1994/00/00 Wisconsin DNR Owner The Dells are designated a State Natural Area.

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Particulars for Dells of the Wisconsin River:
Geologic Era Cambrian Period
Physiographic feature Canyon, Gorge
Geologic period Ice Age
Historic Use Natural Feature
Sight Category Terrestrial Feature

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