A lot of people who travel through
Kansas is "flat as a pancake" and nothing more than a "fly-by
zone". Well, those of us that live here know better. In
Kansas slopes more than 4000 feet along the
border to 700 feet on the
line. If a traveler will only venture off of I-70, the state has
much to offer in scenic beauty, rich history, and terrific people.
Here are just a few pictures of the amazingly "unflat"
Scenic Views From Kansas
Monument Rocks, Kathy Weiser, April, 2009.
Chalk Badlands in Logan County,
Photo courtesy Kansas Geological Survey
Rock formations such as those above were
formed by wind and water over millions of years. Embedded in the
chalk formations are marine fossils, the remains of tiny creatures
that lived in the Permian Sea, which covered the midwest 250 million