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More Holes Developing at Mount Baldy Sand Dune

(photo courtesy National Park Service)

A geological team has been out at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore studying the shifting sands at Mount Baldy. 

They're trying to get answers as to why it swallowed up young Nathan Woessner of Illinois more than one year ago.  Team members found more holes developing at the well-known sand dune, some as recently as a couple of weeks ago.

Ground-penetrating radar found three more deep voids under Mount Baldy last week and all closed up within 24 hours after their discovery. 

IU Northwest geology professor Erin Aryilan is on the team.  She said that their study is only advisory and that only the National Park Service can decide if Mount Baldy has to be pared down and debris found under the sand is removed.

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