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Mima Mounds

It’s the uniformity of the Mima Mounds that is so striking. Roughly 6 feet tall and 30 feet in diameter, they’re all the same–like rows of bubbles in a sheet of bubble wrap. No wonder Captain Charles Wilkes though he had stumbled upon an ancient Indian burial ground. The mounds are such an “unnatural” natural phenomenon. Continue reading

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