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Valmont Butte

Valmont Butte (pronounced "byoot"), at the junction of Valmont Road and 61st Street, is a basalt formation created by the outflow of molten rock millions of years ago. The site is considered sacred by Amerindians, who conduct religious ceremonies there to this day. As of the fall of 2005, there is a proposal by the City of Boulder to place a "biosolids composting facility" on the site (i.e., use Valmont Butte as a place to turn crap into fertilizer).



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