Not Many People Know About Nebraska’s Lost Volcano

A volcano is probably the very last thing you would expect to find in Nebraska, but there is a volcano in our state’s history…kind of.

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Not all of Ionia and its “volcano” have been lost. Today, you can visit the Ionia overlook on the approximate site of the smoking hill, from which you can see Nebraska, South Dakota, and Iowa all at once.

This story is just one of the truly unusual things that have happened in Nebraska’s long history. For even more, take a look at our list of 8 bizarre things that have happened here.