Ely, Minnesota: Pillow Rocks

Rare ellipsoidal lava flow formed beneath primeval sea 2.7 billion years ago. They look more like "Gray Peanut Brittle Rocks" to us, but we didn't write their evocative sign.
Address:
13th Ave, Ely, MN
Directions:
North side of Main St. between 12th Ave. and 14th Avenues. Follow historical marker signs.
Admission:
Free
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Pillow Rocks. Pillow Rocks

The Pillow Rocks are around the corner from my house here in Ely. There are historical marker signs on Camp St., one block north of Sheridan St, the main drag in Ely.

[Robyn, 06/16/2010]

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