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Thursday, June 26, 2014

Ericast 241 - Half Mile Deep

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What's a half-mile deep and made of solid rock?  Sounds like the start of a poorly-conceived joke, but it's actually "The Soudan Underground Mine State Park in Northern Minnesota's Iron Range".  Which is where we went when we took our annual Spring vacation to Duluth this year.  Other interesting (albeit obscure) sights on that trip were the Laurentian Divide, plus some hidden gems in the Duluth city limits:  Waterfalls at Chester Creek, Tischer Creek and Lester River / Amnity Creek.

By the way, the post mentioned in this episode where Steve Borsch reminisces about the "old days" of podcasting can be found at his Connecting the Dots blog.  Other mentions include the height of the Radisson hotel in Duluth (which, it turns out, isn't as tall as the Alworth Building... but Duluth is so hilly it's really hard to tell what's taller than what when you look at downtown), Grandma's Marathon, the IDS center in Minneapolis,  and some other stuff that you can document for yourself in the comments area of this episode's blog post and help future listeners who follow in your auditory footsteps.

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