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Local Farmer Provides Place To Study Earthquakes

by Seth Herrold
R-T Sports Editor
Missouri is not a state known for producing large-scale earthquakes. Save for the New Madrid Earthquake of 1812, which created waterfalls on the Mississippi River and caused the current to reverse up stream for several days afterward, the state has seen only small tremors on rare occasions.

Despite that, in a small hayfield between Trenton and Galt, there is a buried earthquake monitor recording data

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