• Devil Tower National Monument

    Image ID
    FOT453156
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Image Details
    Image File Attributes
    46.5 MB
    JPEG
    Image Dimensions
    16200 x 10800 px
    Image Print Size (at 300 ppi)
    1372 x 914 mm
    54.0 x 36.0 in
    Visual Size @300ppi
    Keywords
    Devils Tower America's First National Monument Northeast Wyoming .The nearly vertical monolith known as Devils Tower rises 1, 267 feet above the meandering Belle Fourche River. Once hidden below the earth's surface, erosion has stripped away the softer rock layers revealing Devils Tower. Known by several northern plains tribes as Bears Lodge, it is a sacred site of worship for many American Indians. The rolling hills of this 1, 347 acre park are covered with pine forests, deciduous woodlands, and prairie grasslands. Deer, prairie dogs, and other wildlife are abundant. Close encounter of the third kind Crook County Black Hills Pleidas Indian tribe girls chased bt bear prayed on rock elongated pushing higher claws clawed marks on side.Proclaimed September 24, 1906 as the nation's first national monument by President Theodore Roosevelt.
    Uploader
    Rob Weaver
    Contributor
    Rob Weaver
    Date Taken
    2008-08-01
    Uploaded on
    2008-08-01
    Collection
    A3 . American Gateway to West continued WYOMING COLORADO WEST HISTORY AND ROCKY MOUNTAINS AND PARKS C
    Category
    Heritage
    Sub Category
    Conservation
    Setting
    Outdoor
    Dominant colour
    #E0A070