Yellow Mounds

Yellow Mounds

Detailed Description


This view is along a wilderness access trail near the Roberts Prairie Dog Town along the Sage Rim Road.  Bright-colored buttes in this area gave rise to the name Yellow Mounds, an old term used to identify the brightly colored beds of the upper Fox Hills Formation. A trace of gray mudstone at the base of the Chadron Formation caps each of the small yellow mounds.



Image Dimensions: 800 x 600

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Location Taken: US