Steven Dutch, Professor Emeritus, Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

Highway 10 Cut

Outcrops of Silurian dolomite are exposed in a highway cut on U.S. Highway 10 north of Grimes. The rock has the distinctive yellowish buff color of the Byron Formation.


View of Grimes Hill from the northwest 
A number of quarries operate on the hilltop
Outcrops are visible from the road just south of Grimes
From the south, Grimes Hill is capped by a low ledge.
View looking south.

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Created 3 May 2002, Last Update 15 Jan 2020