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Badlands of South Dakota | by subarcticmike
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Badlands of South Dakota

South of Wall, which has (or had) that drugstore with roadsign adverts stretching across the US. These Badlands are a sea of grey from the lookouts. But there is some color as seen from this vista down inside the National Park.

 

Badlands may form when a harder, layered and perhaps poorly consolidated rock formation with soft rock below meets erosion coming sideways at it.

 

here's a link to a gallery of badland labyrinths from around the world:

www.flickr.com/photos/31856336@N03/galleries/721576235304...

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Taken in August 1986