Effigy Mounds National Monument - Marquette IA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie
N 43° 05.319 W 091° 11.167
15T E 647635 N 4772256
Quick Description: Effigy Mounds National Monument preserves more than 200 prehistoric mounds built by Native Americans.
Location: Iowa, United States
Date Posted: 10/14/2014 6:51:38 AM
Waymark Code: WMMND6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fisnjack
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Long Description:
Prehistoric earthworks by mound builder cultures are common in the Midwest. However, mounds in the shape of mammals, birds, or reptiles, known as effigies, only exist in southern Wisconsin, northeast Iowa, and small parts of Minnesota and Illinois. The one exception to this is the great serpent mound in south-eastern Ohio.
Type: Burial Mounds

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