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Painted Hills

Painted Hills in Oregon
Painted Hills in Oregon. / Jake Khuon, Flickr / CC BY-NC 2.0

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Spectacular outcroppings of colored rocks over a larger area. There are red colored laterite outcroppings, dark colored layers of lignite and grey colored mudstone, siltstone and shale layers. Rocks contain many fossils of early horses, camels and other animals.

4.2 out of 10 stars 41.8%

GPS coordinates
44.64834 N -120.26134 W
Location, address
North America, United States, Oregon, Wheeler County

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