Monument Rocks, Kansas

Monument Rocks, Kansas

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Credit: Kenneth M. Highfill/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Monument Rocks National Natural Landmark near Oakley, Kansas. These chalk layers were deposited in the Western Interior Seaway over 80 million years ago. Wind and water then carved them into the shapes we see today.

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