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2008-07-30 06:00:34

By Tom Wharton, The Salt Lake Tribune Jul. 30--Curious mountain bikers riding the Bonneville Shoreline Trail gawked at a large dinosaur puppet Tuesday, as ground was broken for a new $103 million Utah Museum of Natural History. "This is a little bit about people, a little bit about land and a little bit about our heritage," Gov. Jon Huntsman told about 700 people gathered on the site south of Red Butte Garden where the museum is scheduled to open early in 2011. "It all comes together in...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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