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Towers of Chalk in Kansas

Amidst the flat plains of Kansas are the gorgeous remains of an ancient inland sea.
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By Ari Daniel

The place we know as Kansas used to be covered by a sprawling inland sea. Millions of years ago, countless oysters lived and died there. And it was these oysters that helped shape perhaps the most dramatic feature of the Kansas landscape today.

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