Interesting secret about America's famous Devil's Tower

Thap Devil Mountain is located in Wyoming, USA is the world famous destination. The world famous Thap Quy mountain with 380m height was formed about 65 million years ago by volcanic activities. Many tourists were surprised by the shape of Thap Devil mountain like the hip of a young woman.

This mountain was once a sacred place for some tribes living here: Lakota Sioux, Cheyenne and Kiowa.

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The Devil's Tower formed about 65 million years ago by volcanic activities.

Each tribe has its own anecdotes and legends about Thap Quy mountain. However, the common point of the stories is about the giant bear and the "god" rock.

The most popular story about this mountain is about an Indian tribe who lived here. The area they live in is full of bears. One day, 7 girls ran out to play far away from where the tribe lived. Suddenly, a giant black bear broke out and tried to catch the children to eat meat. Seeing the big, ferocious bear, the girls rushed to the village but could not rush to jump onto a small rock in time. Next they kneeled and prayed for the rock to help. Hearing their pleas, the rock slowly grows taller to bring them up to escape the pursuit of the big bear.

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Each tribe has its own anecdotes and legends about Thap Quy mountain.

However, the bear jumped up and clung to the rock. Seeing that, the rock continued to rise and the bear could not crawl anymore. Finally, it fell to the ground. The girls escape the clutches of the bear and turn into a small constellation named Pleiades.

This story is said to explain why there are many lines of Thap Quy Mountain due to the bear's scratch left when chasing children.

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