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By Michael Pearce
Wichita Eagle 

How to look for Kansas chalk pyramids


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — For nine months Matt Bain has wandered a seeming endless labyrinth of blonde-colored stone. He's walked narrow rock ridges with vertical sides, and stared up at free-standing spires that rise more than 100 feet with tops only accessible with wings.

On every hike he's found things he's never seen before. Monday evening he spotted a small cave far up a rock wall and many fossilized fragments of giant clam shells.

Bain described the first time he walked out on one of the ledges as a "Holy cow!" moment, and the excitement he felt of someday sharing one of the greatest nat...

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