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Photographer: Sandra Hughes
Taken: September 17, 2013
Caption: You’re Standing on it
Additional Description: Red Mountain was named for its red, iron-rich soil. A giant iron outcropping once covered the crest of the mountain. Today, a 35-foot vein of iron ore known as the “Big Seam” still runs through Red Mountain – directly below your feet.
Sandstone 50 ft
Iron ore 35 ft
Submitted: October 5, 2013, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.
Database Locator Identification Number: p256114
File Size: 2.119 Megabytes
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