(Running time: Approx. 2 minutes) - WCET Cincinnati, Our Ohio series
Underneath the soils of Ohio lies a vast record of history embedded in
rocks and minerals:
The circular feature is a crinoid columnal.
Making arrowheads was one of the most common uses of flint by prehistoric people. Flint arrowheads were hard, tough and very sharp.
Located at the Natural Resources Park on the Ohio State Fairgrounds, this exhibit offers a unique learning experience for anyone interested in Ohio's natural history, including fossils, rocks & minerals, and more. www2.ohiodnr.gov/ohio-state-fair/geological-walk
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behind the scenery in our National Parks. - National Park Service
Yellowstone National park
"Natural objects, such as rocks and minerals, contribute to the beauty and wonderment of the National Parks and should be left, as they were found, so that others can experience a sense of discovery." - https://www.nps.gov/subjects/geology/rocks-and-minerals.htm
Glacier National Park, MT
and wildlife are truly spectacular sites.
dEATH vALLEY nATIONAL pARK, ca, nv
Not only a prestigious valley, but a "shrine to human foresight, the strength of granite, the power of glaciers, the persistence of life, and the tranquility of the High Sierra." First protected in 1864, Yosemite National Park is best known for its waterfalls, but within its nearly 1,200 square miles, one can explore deep valleys, grand meadows, ancient giant sequoias, a vast wilderness area and much more.
Firefall over Glacier Point (left) and Horsetail Fall illuminated by sunset (right).
Science in your National Parks: https://www.nps.gov/nature/index.htm
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