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Needles, Mountain range in South Dakota

Description: The Needles of the Black Hills of South Dakota are a region of eroded granite pillars, towers, and spires.

History: These formations were initially discovered by European Americans during the 1883 Custer Expedition.

Culture: The area is popular among rock climbing enthusiasts due to its unique geological formations.

Practical: Needles Highway, a scenic byway, provides access to these formations.

Did you know ?: The 'Needle's Eye', a natural rock formation, is one of the most distinctive features.

Location: South Dakota

Elevation above the sea: 2,121 m

Material: metamorphic rock

Source: Wikimedia

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Needles Mountain range in South Dakota

The Needles of the Black Hills of South Dakota are a region of eroded granite pillars, towers, and spires.

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Needles Mountain range in South Dakota
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Black Elk Wilderness Wilderness area in South Dakota

The Black Elk Wilderness is characterized by rocky terrain and ponderosa pine forests.

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Black Elk Wilderness Wilderness area in South Dakota
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Sunday Gulch Trail National Recreation Trail in Custer State Park, South Dakota, United States

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Sunday Gulch Trail
Sunday Gulch Trail National Recreation Trail in Custer State Park, South Dakota, United States
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Black Elk Peak Highest peak in South Dakota

Black Elk Peak, formerly known as Harney Peak, is located in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

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Black Elk Peak Lookout Tower Historic fire lookout in South Dakota

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Crazy Horse Memorial Mountain monument in South Dakota.

The Crazy Horse Memorial is a mountain monument under construction on privately held land in the Black Hills, in Custer County, South Dakota.

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Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota

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Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota
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Custer County Courthouse Courthouse in Custer, South Dakota, United States

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Custer County Courthouse
Custer County Courthouse Courthouse in Custer, South Dakota, United States
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