Having a blast at Mesa Verde

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Having a blast at Mesa Verde

240-ton boulder blown up; posed safety issues
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.
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To see video of the blast, go to www.nps.gov/meve/parknews/12_06_rocking_meve.htm.

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.
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