Monument Rocks in Kansas

by Marsha April. 26, 2019 239 views

Recently visited tthese fascinating rock formations which rise from the relatively flat prairie land in Gove County, Kansas, very close to the exact center of the continental US.

Monument Rocks (also Chalk Pyramids) are a series of large chalk formations in Gove County, Kansas, rich in fossils. The chalk formations reach a height of up to 70 ft (21 m) and include formations such as buttes and arches. The carbonate deposits were laid down during the Cretaceous Period in what was then the Western Interior Seaway which split the continent of North America into two landmasses. They are estimated to have been formed 80 million years ago. -Wikipedia

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Marilyn Grimble 11 months ago

Wow - fabulous - reminds me of Stone Henge!! Mxx

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Marsha Replied to Marilyn Grimble 11 months ago

Yes is a fascinating place!

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Antonio Gil 11 months, 2 weeks ago

They really stand up in all that flatness. Great pictures Marsha

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Marsha Replied to Antonio Gil 11 months, 1 week ago

Thanks, friend!

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