Red Rocks

April 25, 2019

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Sandstone outcroppings are common at Kanopolis State Park, in central Kansas. The rock can be traced back some 80 million years, when what is now Kansas — indeed much of the Great Plains — was covered by a vast, shallow sea. It's iron that gives the rocks their reddish, rusty color.

Sandstone outcroppings are common at Kanopolis State Park, in central Kansas. The rock can be traced back some 80 million years, when what is now Kansas — indeed much of the Great Plains — was covered by a vast, shallow sea. It's iron that gives the rocks their reddish, rusty color.


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