a group of mountains in W South Dakota and NE Wyoming. Highest peak, Harney Peak, 7242 feet (2205 meters).
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a group of mountains in W South Dakota and NE Wyoming: famous for the gigantic sculptures of US presidents on the side of Mount Rushmore. Highest peak: Harney Peak, 2207 m (7242 ft)
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South Dakota landform, translating Lakhota pahá-sapa; supposedly so called because their densely forested flanks look dark from a distance.
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Sacred to the Sioux. The opening of the Black Hills to settlement by whites in 1874 led to the Battle of Little Bighorn.
Location of Mount Rushmore.
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