The Chalk Formations At Kansas’s Monument Rocks Look Like Something From Another Planet

Kansas is full of surprises, from Arikaree Breaks to the Gypsum Hills. We love our amazing natural landscapes, and Monument Rocks is no different. These chalk formations are from a years-ago inland sea, but today they look like another place entirely separate from Kansas. Have you seen these in person yet?

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