Flint Hills - John Morrison

Flint Hills

The Kansas Flint Hills, formed by the erosion of Permian-age limestones and shales, extend from Marshall County, in the north, to Cowley County, in the south, and are known as the Osage Hills in Oklahoma. Named for the embedded bands of chert, or flint, the Flint Hills region is one of the last great preserves of tallgrass prairie in the country. —Kansas Geological Survey

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Sunbeams at Teter Rock

Sunbeams at Teter Rock

Teter Rock is 12 miles east of Cassoday in Greenwood County, Kansas, on a ridge that divides the Cottonwood, Verdigris, and Walnut watersheds. The tree-lined waterway in the distance is Fall River, a tributary of the Verdigris. East of Cassoday in Greenwood County, Kansas. October 13, 2003.

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