COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) released a new guidebook that offers a detailed look at the geology that formed the Shawnee region of Scioto and Adams counties in southern Ohio.
The latest in a series of geologic guidebooks published by the ODNR Division of Geological Survey, Guidebook 23: Geologic Guide to Shawnee State Park and State Forest gives explorers a review of the region known as the “Little Smokies.”
The soft-cover book is designed for use in the field. Complete with full-color, high-resolution photographs and detailed illustrations, the guidebook also features a large, fold-out map highlighting bedrock geology and sites of interest.
Guidebook 23 can be purchased for $15 (excludes tax and shipping) and can be ordered by going to the division’s Geologic Records Center during walk-in hours Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8–11 a.m. and 1–4 p.m. in Building C, 2045 Morse Road, Columbus.
Or order by calling 614-265-6576. The guidebook will also be available for purchase at the Ohio State Fair by visiting the ODNR Natural Resources Park gift shop.