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Oklahoma's Strangest Scenery

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Oklahoma's Strangest Scenery

Short | 03:00

Sand dunes, salt plains, and toxic soils: the vast "deserts" of Oklahoma are more than unusual.


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Oklahoma is home to great tallgrass prairies, where herds of buffalo roam free and oil jacks gush black gold. Where the Trail of Tears ended and a mass exodus began 100 years later, prompted by a wave of dust. This flight over the Sooner State whisks you over the home of famous "Okies" Will Rogers, Brad Pitt, and Geronimo. Where native cultures have flourished for thousands of years and where countless hopeful settlers arrived for a shot at the American Dream.

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