Geography
“The Hill Cumorah” by George Anderson, colorized by Katie Payne
KnoWhy #489
“Therefore I made this record out of the plates of Nephi, and hid up in the hill Cumorah all the records which had been entrusted to me by the hand of the Lord, save it were these few plates which I gave unto my son Moroni.”
Mormon 6:6
Image via The Odyssey Online
KnoWhy #487
“But to be learned is good if they hearken unto the counsels of God.”
2 Nephi 9:29
“The Hill Cumorah” by George Anderson via history.lds.org
KnoWhy #453
“I made this record out of the plates of Nephi, and hid up in the hill Cumorah all the records which had been entrusted to me by the hand of the Lord, save it were these few plates which I gave unto my son Moroni.”
Mormon 6:6
MozZz via Adobe Stock
KnoWhy #431
“It is wisdom that this land should be kept as yet from the knowledge of other nations”
2 Nephi 1:8
Image of Naples-Russel Mound 8 via Wikipedia
KnoWhy #336
“And it came to pass that many of the Lamanites did go into the land northward”
Helaman 6:6
Two images of Wadi Tayyib al-Ism via lds.org
KnoWhy #286
“And it came to pass that when he had traveled three days in the wilderness, he pitched his tent in a valley by the side of a river of water.”
1 Nephi 2:6
DNA via pixabay.com
KnoWhy #280
“After thousands of years, all were destroyed except the Lamanites, and they are among the ancestors of the American Indians.”
Introduction, 2013 edition of the Book of Mormon
Aerial image of Kharfot, a likely location of Bountiful. Image from Lehi and Sariah in Arabia by Warren Aston
KnoWhy #259
"And we did come to the land which we called Bountiful, because of its much fruit and also wild honey; and all these things were prepared of the Lord that we might not perish."
1 Nephi 17:5
Photo of an aztec double headed serpent, turqoise chest ornament by Geni
KnoWhy #243
“And there came forth poisonous serpents also upon the face of the land, and did poison many people.”
Ether 9:30
Eruption of the Cordón Caulle Volcano in central Chile in 2011, via Reuters
KnoWhy #197
“And it came to pass that there was thick darkness upon all the face of the land, insomuch that the inhabitants thereof who had not fallen could feel the vapor of darkness”
3 Nephi 8:20

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