Lewis and Clark

1893 The Annals of Iowa  
part of the State and another geologic period goes by before the upward movement of theland, by which Iowa is at length, permanently disenthralled from the dominion of the sea. Eorests take possession of the surface. Animals related to the dog, wolf and panther, as well as to the deer, the camel, the ox and the horse, unite with lizards, birds, bats and monkeys to impart a modern aspect to the assemblage of animals that occupied this latitude. The climate tvas that of southern Lojiisiana. The
more » ... nditions were not inconsistent with the possibility of man's existence, and yet the records show that man" at the beginning of this new period, was not only absent from Iowa, but was absent still in every quarter of the globe."
doi:10.17077/0003-4827.1926 fatcat:qopqmflvjvhfpnboiuwdje7joi