By Frank R. Karner
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Looming up as a dismal ridgeline at the western undeniable, paha sapa, the Black Hills of South Dakota and Wyoming are a jewel of the US, valuable by means of the local American, the white explorer, the frontiersman, the cowboy, the gold prospector, the miner, the camp follower, the settler, the businessman, the vacationer and likewise the geologist. historical past, folklore and legend are as conspicuous as outcrops for the geologist who travels the Black Hills. The Black Hills is a microcosm of geology.
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Large exposures in road cuts. 1 Mitchell Lake built by CCC in 1937. 5 Precambrian metasedimentary rocks. A large recumbent fold can be observed. 8 Harney Ranger Station to right (northwest). Precambrian metasedimentary rocks. 5 Major Lake built in 1937 by CCC. 4 STOP 4. CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL SCEBIC VIEW. Continue south on Hwy. 385 and 16. 0 Custer Jcn. Hwy. 16 and Hwy. 385 and 16. Turn ri&ht (vest) on Bwy. L. 4 Jcn. Hwy. 385 (south) and Hwy. 16. Continue west on Hwy. 16. 9 Tourmaline-bearing pegmatite exposed in road cut on right (north).
7 F r a n k l i n Hotel. P. A. Rocky Mountain S e c t i o n Meeting, American G e o l o g i c a l I n s t i t u t e , p. 175-1 80. R. , D e v i l s Tower- B l a c k H i l l s a l k a l i c igneous rocks a n d g e n e r a l geology: 2 8 t h I n t e r n a t i o n a l GeologicalCongress F i e l d T r i p Guidebook T131, p. 7-14. , 1 9 0 2 , The m i n e r a l w e a l t h of t h e Black H i l l s : S o u t h Dakota S c h o o l of Mines and Technology B u l l e t i n 6 , 8 8 p. ACTIVITIES GUIDE DAY 4: GEOLOGIWL ARD c a IHDEPEIIDERCE DAY ARD F E A ~ OF S THE DEADWOOD REZIOH ~~ STATES m Frank R.
2 Omaha St 88 turn left (yest), Omaha St. parallels Rapid Creek which flows east from the central Black Hills. We will proceed upstream along the course of Rapid Creek on Omaha St. and then Rimrock Hwy. (Hwy. 44). A major flash flood on Rapid Creek in 1972 caused extensive damage and loss of life. Evidences of the destruction are uncommon but there has been much replanning and reconstruction including the "floodway" along which we are traveling. Some businesses remain but many buildings have been removed (Rahn and others, 1981).