North Dakota Badlands

North Dakota Badlands (HM2NC)

Location: Medora, ND 58645 Billings County
Country: United States of America

N 46° 58', W 103° 27'

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The badlands you see from here were so named because they were "badlands" to travel over before modern roads were built. Rain, wind and running water have carved these hills. A thick series of shale and sandstone layers, all of these rocks are a part of the Fort Union Formation ( Paleocene Age). Once part of the High Plains, this area has been deeply eroded. Flash floods which follow every storm are still cutting away the rock layers.
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HM NumberHM2NC
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Placed ByU.S. Department of Interior
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 2:33am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 617911 N 5202625
Decimal Degrees46.96666667, -103.45000000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 46° 58', W 103° 27'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds46° 58' 0.00" N, 103° 27' 0.00" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)701
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 98-198 Scenic Loop Dr, Medora ND 58645, US
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