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Above: Snake Butte in North-Central Montana

1. Strip mine near Colstrip

2. Squall Line Sweeps Through Montana

3. Watershed of the Yellowstone River

4. Triple Divide Peak in Glacier National Park

5. Oceanfront Property in Montana

6. Mazama Ash Near Helena

7. Honey Car in Butte

8. Recycling of Refrigerants Saves the Ozone Layer

9. A Meteor Among Circumpolar Stars

10. Strange Clouds Over Broadview

11. The Cliffs of Crown Butte

12. Ice Age Changes Path of the Missouri River

13. East Helena Superfund Site

14. Precipitation Map of Montana

15. Madison Canyon Landslide

16. Lateral Moraine North of Missoula

17. White Cliffs of the Missouri

18. Temperature Inversion in the Helena Valley

19. Why the Days Are So Short This Time of Year

20. Stromatolites Near Continental Divide

21. Sludge Injector Truck Fertilizes Fields

22. Mines in Little Rockies Are Visible From Space

23. Jet Stream Delivers Balloon Bombs During WWII

24. How Glaciers Helped Form Flathead Lake

25. El Nino Winters Are Usually Dry in Montana

26. Huge Iron Concretions in front of the Metra

27. Milltown Dam Controversy

28. Best Places To Put Wind Generators In Montana

29. Meltdown in Glacier Park

30. An Oxbow Lake on the Hi-Line

31. The Berkeley Pit in Butte

32. A Septic Tank Near Montana City

33. Shorelines of Glacial Lake Missoula

34. Pedestal Rock Along White Cliffs Area of Missouri River

35. Giant Springs: An Artesian Situation

36. The Oldest Rocks Are In Western Montana

37. Lunar Eclipse Was Visible From Montana

38. Antacid Used at Old Works Golf Course

39. Crimson Bluffs Along the Upper Missouri

40. Evidence of Volcanism and Glaciation Along the Hi-Line

41. Weather Balloon Launch from Great Falls

42. Pollen Provides Clues About Past Climates

43. Shape of Land to Blame for Livingston's Strong Winds

44. Dinosaur Discoveries Near Malta

45. 1935 Earthquakes Destroy Helena High School

46. Coalbed Methane Controversy

47. Counterclockwise Flow Around a Mid-Latitude Low

48. D-Day Moon

49. Carpenter Kicks 53-Yard Field Goal

50. Limestone Wall Surrounds Little Rockies

51. Layers of Sediment from Glacial Lake Great Falls

52. The Northern Lights

53. Chief Mountain

54. Storm Drains Are Not For Waste Disposal.

55. Can you name these Montana rivers?

56. The K/T Boundary Near Jordan

57. Death By Dust In Libby

58. SNOTEL Sites Measure Snow In Remote Areas

59. Slag Piles In East Helena

60. Dinosaur Discoveries Near Choteau

61. What causes the Chinook winds?

62. Canyon Ferry Dam on the Missouri River

63. Satellite View of Montanas Nighttime Lights

64. Take a look at Jupiter and some of its moons.

65. Which town has the coldest winters?

66. Aerial View Of A Fault Scarp Near Helena

67. Decision Point for Lewis and Clark

68. An Alluvial Fan Near Ennis

69. Floodwaters Surrounded Glasgow in 1952

70. Goatlick Provides Minerals For Goats in Glacier Park

71. Where To Find Igneous Rocks In Montana

72. RADAR Image Shows Tornado South of Malta

73. The Principle of Crosscutting Relationships

74. Striations Provide Clues About Movement of Glaciers

75. Marlin, the Meteorite Man in Malta, Montana

76. The Belt Meteor Crater is really a sinkhole.

77. Glacial Trough South of Red Lodge

78. Hoodoos and Cross-Bedding in the Greybull Sandstone Near Pryor

79. Evaporation to Blame for Downbursts

80. Geysers in Billings? Rhinos in Nebraska?

81. Lewis and Clark near Townsend

82. The Great Falls of the Missouri

83. Grasshopper Glacier North of Yellowstone Park

84. Saline Seep Ruins Farmland

85. High Pressure to Blame for Dry Month in Montana

86. Lime Kilns Provided Mortar for Construction of the Capitol

87. The Best-Preserved Dinosaur Fossil in the World

88. Montana Counties Were Fallout Hot Spots During Cold War

89. Through the Guts of an Ancient Volcano

90. Glacier Park's Key Bed

91. Rock Flour Needed to Make Glacial Milk in Cracker Lake

92. The Madison Limestone: Montana's Rock of Ages

93. Great slabs of rock in the Belt Supergroup

94. Where cement comes from

95. Shatter cones from an ancient asteroid impact

96. Chinook Arch along the Rocky Mountain Front

97. Wind Generators in Central Montana

98. Chalk Buttes in south-eastern Montana

99. Lewis and Clark Pass on the Continental Divide

100. Drumlin Field Resembles Tadpoles

101. Kettle Lake near Plentywood

102. Native Americans Preferred Quartzite for Boiling Stones

103. Radiocarbon Dating Provides Clues about Montana's First People

104. Ice Caves of Montana

105. Ringing Rocks of Montana

106. Smith Mine Disaster in 1943

107. Varves from Glacial Lake Great Falls

108. Ancient Waterfalls Associated With Glacial Lake Great Falls

109. Tornado Wipes Out Ranch, Kills Two

110. Salinity of Surface Water in Earth's Oceans

111. Paleoecology Lab at Montana State University

112. Lone Peak Rock Glacier at Big Sky Ski Area

113. Fire, Floods Trigger Mass Wasting in Gates of the Mountains

114. Hail Damage Path Visible from Space

115. Snake Butte, A Hi-Line Landmark

116. Microburst Flattens Trees North of Butte

117. Dike Cuts Through Eagle Sandstone

118. Thin-Skinned Thrust Faulting Along the Rocky Mountain Front

119. Bakken Oil Field Visible from Space

120. Helena's Troubled Watershed

121. Gneiss in the Spanish Peaks

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