Coteau des Prairies
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358
N 43° 30.041 W 096° 45.084
14T E 681787 N 4818873
Quick Description: Formation of the Big Bend of the Big Sioux River near Sioux Falls, SD
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 4/14/2006 6:41:26 AM
Waymark Code: WMACY
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Milbank
Views: 26

Long Description:
Glaciation episodes make for amazing times and radically change the land. This Historic Marker describes how the big bend in the Big Sioux River was formed by the latest glacier about 15,000 years ago when the glacier receded. Glaciation deposits now overlay the flatiron-shaped highland that is now called Coteau des Prairies.
Marker Name: The Great Bend

Marker Type: City

Marker Text:
The Great Bend, Minnehaha County Historical Society

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