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Las Piedras Bola: The great stone balls of Ahualulco, Jalisco by John Pint

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Las Piedras Bola: the great stone balls of Ahualulco John Pint

Approximately twenty-five years ago I heard rumors of some curious geological formations hidden high in the hills above the town of Ahualulco de Mercado, which is located about 58 kilometers west of Guadalajara, Mexico's second-largest city. "There are giant stone balls up there," I was told, "perfectly round and lying in a great bed of volcanic ash." When I asked how these megaspherulites (as scientists call them today) came into being, I was told that they had been shot into the air from inside Tequila Volcano. read more
Published or Updated on: June 19, 2009 by John Pint © 2009
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