The Piasa Bird

The Piasa Bird (HM2N1J)

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N 38° 58.349', W 90° 32.498'

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In appearance, the Piasa Bird was a combination of bird, animal, reptile and fish. It preyed on local Indian tribes until it was killed by Illini Chieftan Owatoga, whose village was near Elsah. The original Bluff Picture was painted so Indians, passing on the river, could shoot poisoned arrows at the "Bird", in memory of their deliverance.
HM NumberHM2N1J
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Date Added Monday, November 18th, 2019 at 7:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 712970 N 4316597
Decimal Degrees38.97248333, -90.54163333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 58.349', W 90° 32.498'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 58' 20.94" N, 90° 32' 29.88" W
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