Badlands National Park is located in southwestern South Dakota, just east of the Black Hills. This geographic area is most well known to tourists, but badland areas exist in several other states and Canada as well.Continue Reading
Badlands are areas of earth formed over millions of years by wind and water, or the process of deposition and erosion. Common geographical features include deep gorges, sharp buttes, steep spires and striking colors exposed in layers of sediment and rock formations.
The badlands area in South Dakota is a national park, attracting thousands of visitors each year. The rock formations here are thought to be 47 million years in the making, spanning three major geologic periods.
Although the South Dakota badlands are the most famous, similar rock formations and spectacular terrains can be found in North Dakota, Nebraska, Wyoming, Utah and Montana, as well as southwestern Canada.Learn more about The Midwest
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Midwest includes 12 states in the north central United States: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Much of the land is classified as plains, which are long stretches of flat grasslands. Temperatures vary greatly by location and season, with cold, snowy winters and hot summers.Full Answer >
South Dakota has an interior continental climate with four distinct seasons. The state experiences hot summers and especially cold winters. The average high temperature in January is close to freezing, and the average high temperature in July is over 80 degrees Fahrenheit.Full Answer >
The address of the Menards store in Watertown, South Dakota, is 2100 Ninth Avenue SE, Watertown, SD, 57201. The phone number of this store is 605-886-0280 as of 2015.Full Answer >
The states commonly considered part of the Midwest in the United States are Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Smaller divisions of the Midwest are the East North Central Division, West North Central Division, Great Lakes and Great Plains.Full Answer >