Saturday, August 31, 2013

Badlands National Park, South Dakota

A badlands (also badland) is/are a type of dry terrain where softer sedimentary rocks and clay-rich soils have been extensively eroded by wind and water.[Ref Wikipedia]

Badlands National Park is a national park in southwestern South Dakota that protects 242,756 acres of sharply eroded buttes, pinnacles, and spires blended with the largest undisturbed mixed grass prairie in the United States. [Ref: Wikipedia]

Popcorn rock formations

Ridges at sunset.

Sunset at the Pinnacle Point

Click here to check Plants and Animals observed in Barlands National Park

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