Most People Don’t Know Some Of The Oldest Rocks In The World Are Found In Minnesota
By Betsy Rathburn|Published July 16, 2019
Betsy is a Minneapolis-based writer who's lived in Minnesota for 20 years. If you know of any amazing Minnesota restaurants, nature areas, or other attractions, feel free to let her know about them at email@example.com or on Twitter @betsyrathburn.
Over many millions of years, the Land of 10,000 Lakes has played host to all kinds of natural processes. For example, the last Ice Age was responsible for Minnesota’s myriad lakes. But bodies of water aren’t the only things that geology left behind. Minnesota is home to some interesting rock formations, including what are some of the oldest rocks on the entire planet. They’re easily accessible in south-central Minnesota, and we highly recommend checking them out. Here’s everything you need to know:
All in all, anyone who has an interest in geology – of Minnesota and of the world – should visit this SNA to see some of the oldest rocks in the world. You won’t regret it! Have you heard of or visited Morton Outcrops SNA? What did you think? If you’re a fan of rock formations in Minnesota, also check out our article about Hollow Rock Island on Minnesota’s North Shore.
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