Sightseeing after an underground photo shoot
Sightseeing after spending a few days photographing an astrophysics experiment inside a goldmine at a depth of 4850 ft (1478 m). Nikon D4 + 14-24mm f/2.8G | Pennington County, SD, 31 Aug 2012. Shot by a tourist.
© 2012 José Francisco Salgado, PhD
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Pactola Lake is the largest reservoir in the Black Hills of South Dakota and is created by the Pactola Dam. At the bottom of Pactola Lake is the submerged town of Pactola, an old mining camp and site of several military bivouacs during the original settlement of the Black Hills in the mid-1870s. [Source: Wikipedia]