The Cyclopean Towers in the Alleghany Mountains

The Cyclopean Towers in the Appalachian and Mt. Solon Mountains of Virginia were named after the familiar Cyclopean walls of the ancients. They are 65 to 120 feet above ground level and formed of limestone.

As they stand at the outlet of a valley, it is probable that a mighty river once flowed through this region, with water forcing its way around the point of the neighboring hill…

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