Cryptids of North America

This General Land Office Record of the Week showcases the mysterious realm of North American cryptids in a collaborative effort by the ROTW team. Step inside if you dare...

The word “cryptid” refers to a creature that is believed to exist without significant proof. This term has been widely used since in the early 1980s, but sightings and claims of the unnatural have haunted the globe for centuries. This ROTW focuses on some favorite cryptids one might find lurking in the forests and waters of North America, maybe even on Bureau of Land Management land... Read more on ArcGIS Story Maps.

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