Ontonagon Sandstone and Hills

There is a single factor that can define the majority of the water flowing in Ontonagon County - sandstone. Underneath the red clay soil much of the county is resting on the smooth, grainy rock, defining many of the riverbeds and waterfalls here. The Trap Hills, extending southwest from the copper-bearing Keweenaw Ridge, also create a number of small drops over the volcanic rocks. Most of this county is dominated by the Ontonagon River flowing over the smooth sandstone, a creamy brown flow sluggishly winding a slow way to Lake Superior.

Eroded bank across the river

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  • Tweeted | 1500 miles and done. Family is all living in the same state for the first time in 12 years.
  • Tweeted | 1330 miles in, pretty sure that a gentle incline is my eternal nemesis. Handily knocks the truck down to 25 mph.
  • Tweeted | Now 920 miles and I think I’m going to buy a big truck just to run errands around town.
  • Tweeted | 260 miles into driving a 24’ truck from Sea -> Phx and I have so much more respect for truckers now.
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