How did Michigan get our distinctive look? The shape that spawned a million decals on the back windows of vehicles everywhere? You can thank Canadian glaciers and Marshall Sandstone. (So you know, Marshall Sandstone is not a "who", but a "what")

Randall Schaetzl, a professor of geography and geological sciences at Michigan State University, recently explained how this all happened to our friends at Michigan Radio - an actual NPR network - not the "Redneck NPR" type radio show we present everyday.

By the way, "Canadian Glaciers" will now be the name of my new Kenny G cover band.

Here's the story.

 

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