Having a blast at Mesa Verde

Having a blast at Mesa Verde

240-ton boulder blown up; posed safety issues
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This 240-ton boulder was hanging 80 feet above the road heading into Mesa Verde National Park after a rock slide Feb. 22. On Monday, a company from Durango blasted the rock into smaller pieces with explosives.
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Ep 703039961
The boulder was blasted into smaller, more manageable pieces.

Having a blast at Mesa Verde

This 240-ton boulder was hanging 80 feet above the road heading into Mesa Verde National Park after a rock slide Feb. 22. On Monday, a company from Durango blasted the rock into smaller pieces with explosives.
The boulder was blasted into smaller, more manageable pieces.
On the Net

To see video of the blast, go to www.nps.gov/meve/parknews/12_06_rocking_meve.htm.

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