Tallgrass Prairie -- KTA scenic pull-out, southwest of Emporia, KS
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 38° 13.867 W 096° 24.434
14S E 726940 N 4234636
Quick Description: This marker is located in the scenic pullout alomg the KTA southwest of Emporia KS
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 11/29/2017 10:39:47 AM
Waymark Code: WMX594
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Four For All
Views: 2

Long Description:
There are several historical markers in the famous Flint Hills of Kansas, as befits this interesting and unique ecosystem.

This sign is located at a scenic pull-out in the Flint Hills along the Kansas Turnpike.

This waymarked sign reads:


The Flint Hills are the largest remaining intact tallgrass prairie in the world and stretches from northern Kansas into Oklahoma. hey are named for the flint that lies under the rich prairie grass, along with limestone and shale. Each summer cattle from as afar away as Mexico graze these hillsides where hundreds of thousands of bison once roamed."
Marker Name: Tallgrass Prairie

Marker Type: Rest Area

Marker text:
see above

Marker Location: Chase

Name of agency setting marker: Kansas Department of Transportation

Year Marker Placed: Not listed

Official Marker Number: Not listed

Marker Web Address: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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