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Hyannis in Grant County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Nebraska Sand Hills

National Natural Landmark

 
 
Nebraska Sand Hills Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 2, 2021
1. Nebraska Sand Hills Marker
Inscription.  
Nebraska Sand Hills
has been designated a

National
Natural Landmark


This site possesses exceptional value
as an illustration of the Nation's natural
heritage and contributes to a better
understanding of Man’s environment

1984
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Natural Features. In addition, it is included in the National Natural Landmarks series list.
 
Location. 42° 0.006′ N, 101° 45.639′ W. Marker is in Hyannis, Nebraska, in Grant County. Marker is on Harrison Street just west of Grant Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Marker is mounted on the knee-high retaining wall directly in front of the Grant County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 Harrison Street, Hyannis NE 69350, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Also see . . .  Sandhills. Wikipedia entry:
The Sandhills, often written Sand Hills, is a region of mixed-grass prairie on grass-stabilized sand dunes in north-central Nebraska, covering just over one quarter of the state. The Sandhills sit atop the
Nebraska Sand Hills Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 2, 2021
2. Nebraska Sand Hills Marker
(marker is mounted on retaining wall • just to the right of the Grant County Courthouse entrance)
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massive Ogallala Aquifer; thus both temporary and permanent shallow lakes are common in low-lying valleys between the grass-stabilized dunes prevalent in the Sandhills. (Submitted on August 3, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Grant County Courthouse (<i>south elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 2, 2021
3. Grant County Courthouse (south elevation)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 3, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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