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It’s “Butte – iful” Out Here – Colorado Style

The eastern plains of Colorado contain perhaps fewer buttes than the Dakotas or Nebraska, but there are some unique features out there that deserve some attention.  First up are Pawnee Buttes, which have been mentioned numerous times in this blog, … Continue reading

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Back to Buttes

So much for the Super Bowl, we’re back to buttes here on the Great Plains Trail Blog . . . Good. Nebraska has its share of nice looking buttes as well.  Each of the following buttes, which is but a … Continue reading

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It’s “Butte”-iful Out Here – Part 2

Someone who is a much better photographer than me should create a coffee table book of  buttes the Great Plains.  Something with lots of cool pictures, but also some some information on heights, history, and the like.  I think buttes … Continue reading

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It’s “Butte”-iful Out Here

One of the most distinctive  landforms of the Great Plains is the lone butte.  Nothing says “Great Plains” like a towering monolith reposing in the dreamlike distance – not quite mountain, not quite hill, but an unmistakable and proud feature … Continue reading

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