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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Flint Hills Winter Moonrise

Flint Hills Winter Moonrise

The last red light of the setting sun was moving up the grassy hillside as the almost-full moon was rising. White patches of snow mimic the stark white sycamore trees. Southeast of Cassoday, Butler County, Kansas. January 17, 2003.

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