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Next comes Saint John's Co-Cathedral, the plain limestone exterior of which opens into a glorious gilded sanctuary.
Over time, poor farming techniques saw the soil erode down to the limestone base, known as the Selma Chalk, according to Tallos' article on the Black Belt.
The 11-story building had a couple of limestone reliefs of dancing women near the top that were so significant the Metropolitan Museum of Art expressed interest in acquiring them for its sculpture collection.
During construction, visitors can reach McDowell Grove by walking and using limestone trails from the east, south and north.
A 25,000-year-old limestone carving discovered in a rock shelter in France depicts a pregnant woman holding what appears to be a bison horn with the swoop of a crescent moon and 13 small notches—a possible paean to reproductive and lunar cycles.
The 100-acre limestone cavern draws visitors from around the world and has now been named by TripAdvisor among the top 25 attractions in the United States with the greatest increase in traveler interest this summer.
The main walls are Dayton marble, the basement blue limestone from the Ohio River.
But in its native dry forest habitat, on limestone of west and north Madagascar, what is the purpose of those big woody seed pods?
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