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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Icy Pasture

Icy Pasture

A half-inch layer of ice covers everything in this Shadow Valley Ranch pasture. These Flint Hills mustangs are on their way to some hay just unrolled for them. Southeast of Cassoday in Butler County, Kansas. January 7, 2005.

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