Most People Don’t Realize Ohio Has A Lost River That Once Flowed Through The State
Did you know Ohio has a lost river that was once comparable in size to the Ohio River?
About 2 million years ago, the mighty Teays River flowed through a large portion of Ohio, draining nearly two-thirds of the state, according to this Division of Geological Survey from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Today, remnants of that ancient stream remain and the Ohio River now flows within segments of the Teays.
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Did you know about the Teays River? What do you think about it? (For more information, check out this Division of Geological Survey from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.) Let us know your thoughts!
April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.
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