Crown Butte

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Crown Butte is a laccolith located 20 miles west of Great Falls, Montana.

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Square Butte Crown Butte Both are laccoliths .

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Magma moved through the dike into the laccolith. Laccolith Sedimentary (yellow) layers are domed upward. The magma hardens . Surface of the land The Cliffs of Crown Butte Over millions of years, the rock over and around the laccolith is eroded away.

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Here you can see why it is called Crown Butte.

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The END The cliffs of Crown Butte Press the escape key on your keyboard to close the presentation. To learn more: www.formontana.net/cb.html

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