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Wayne Baxter has explanation for mysterious mossy mounds

Government property around Green River Lake is filled with formations, the result of the 1974 tornado

Wayne Baxter writes:
Ed, I don't know if those mounds have a name but they were caused by a tree being uprooted years ago. I am guessing the one in your picture happened 43 years ago. The government property around Green River Lake is is filled with these formations in the path taken by the 74 tornado. Large trees fell over, bringing a lot of soil up with the root. The trees gradually decayed and disappeared, leaving a mound of soil and the hole it came out of. That path is also still dotted with pieces of metal roofing from farm buildings south east of there. - WAYNE BAXTER

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