The Arikaree Breaks are badlands in northwest Kansas. They form a two or three mile wide break of rough terrain between the plains of northwestern Kansas and eastern Colorado, and the south sides of the Arikaree and Republican river basins. The breaks extend from Rawlins County, Kansas westward across Cheyenne County, Kansas and into Yuma County, Colorado. ...more on Wikipedia about "Arikaree Breaks"
Castle Rock is a large limestone pillar in Gove County, Kansas reaching nearly 70 feet tall. It was a landmark on the Butterfield Overland Dispatch route ( Overland Trail). ...more on Wikipedia about "Castle Rock (Kansas)"
Coronado, now a siding on the Union Pacific railroad in Wichita County, Kansas, was once a thriving community. Platted in 1885, Coronado was involved in the bloodiest county seat fight in the history of the American West. The shoot-out on February 27 1887, with boosters—some would say hired gunmen—from nearby Leoti left several people dead and wounded. Afterwards numerous famous lawmen from Dodge City gathered to calm the storm that ensued after the bloody fight. A small town called Farmer City which was located between Coronado and Leoti, was hoped by some to become the county seat--which would end the fighting. Leoti later won the right to become the county seat and now the other two towns consist mainly of farmland. ...more on Wikipedia about "Coronado, Kansas"
The Flint Hills are a band of hills in eastern Kansas, extending from Marshall County in the north, to Cowley County in the south. ...more on Wikipedia about "Flint Hills"
The Haviland Crater, also called the Brenham Crater, is a meteor crater in Kiowa County, Kansas. ...more on Wikipedia about "Haviland crater"
This is a listing of lakes, reservoirs, and dams located in the State of Kansas. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lakes, reservoirs, and dams in Kansas"
This is a list of rivers in the State of Kansas ...more on Wikipedia about "List of Kansas rivers"
Meades Ranch in Kansas boasts the geodetic base point for the North American Datum of 1927 ( NAD 27) at (39.224079, -98.541807). This is at or very near the geographic center of the forty-eight contiguous U.S. states. The base point was the reference point for almost all land survey measurements in the United States from 1927 until the establishment of the North American Datum of 1983 ( NAD 83) and the World Geodetic System of 1984 (WGS84). NAD 27 was based on the Clarke Ellipsoid of 1866. ...more on Wikipedia about "Meades Ranch, Kansas"
Monument Rocks (also Chalk Pyramids) are a series of large chalk formations in Gove County, Kansas, rich in fossils. It is a National Natural Landmark. It was the first landmark chosen by the US Dept. of Interior as a national natural landmark. The chalk formations reach a height of up to 70 ft. and include formations such a buttes and arches. They were formed 80 million years ago. ...more on Wikipedia about "Monument Rocks (Kansas)"
Mount Sunflower, although not a true mountain, is the highest point in Kansas, USA. Located in Wallace County, it is less than one mile from the border with Colorado and close to Colorado's lowest point. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mount Sunflower"
Pillsbury Crossing is a water fall in Riley County, Kansas, USA. It is located on the stream known as Deep Creek. The water fall is about 40 ft. wide and has a drop of around 5 ft. ...more on Wikipedia about "Pillsbury Crossing"
Point of Rocks, in Morton County, Kansas, was one of three landmarks by the same name on the Santa Fe Trail. This one was on the Cimarron cutoff. It is now part of Cimarron National Grassland. ...more on Wikipedia about "Point of Rocks (Kansas)"
The Red Hills are a grouping of large red colored hills in south Kansas. They have a red color because of exposed gypsum, a red colored mineral. The Red Hills have large vistas and some small steep canyons. ...more on Wikipedia about "Red Hills (Kansas)"
Rock City, in Ottawa County, Kansas, is a field nearly 200 spheres of Dakota sandstone found on an otherwise flat prairie. It has been designated as a National Natural Landmark. ...more on Wikipedia about "Rock City, Kansas"
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The Smoky Hills are hills in the north central section of Kansas, USA. The hills contain many strange rock formations and bluffs. The bluffs formed because of the draining of rivers into an ancient sea that once covered the area. ...more on Wikipedia about "Smoky Hills"
Wagon Bed Spring (also Lower Spring or Lower Cimarron Spring), located in Grant County, Kansas, was an important watering spot on the Cimarron Cutoff of the Santa Fe Trail. It was registered as a National Historic Landmark in 1961. ...more on Wikipedia about "Wagon Bed Spring (Kansas)"
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