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Jul 9, 2010 - Mima Mounds Natural Area Preserve

We took a little side trip to see Mima Mounds Natural Area Preserve near Littlerock, WA. In what is one of the few remaining western prairies west of the Cascades are dozens of mounds of earth roughly six feet high and 25 feet in diameter. No one knows that exact origins of the lumps, bumps, or pimples but several theories exist-- from pocket gophers to seismic vibrations causing the gravelly lumps to grow.

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