0 Likes

Pactola Lake, Black Hills, South Dakota, USA
USA

Pactola dam was built to satisfy the growing thirst of Rapid City, downstream and outside the foothills of the Black Hills of South Dakota.  The reservoir flooded the town of Pactola, one of the early white settlements in the Black Hills established during the gold rush of the late 1870s.  Also flooded by the lake were 1930s camps of the Civilian Conservation Corps, a program that employed young men during the Great Depression to manage the forest here as well as build earlier dams on nearby streams for flood control.

Copyright: John roberts
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 20388x10194
Uploaded: 22/07/2012
Updated: 10/06/2014
Zobrazení:

...


Tags: lake; outdoors; nature; public lands; dam; beach; forest; reservoir
comments powered by Disqus

Mike Vetter
Mickelson Trail - Mystic Trailhead
Mike Vetter
Lake Herman Loop
Mike Vetter
Lake Madison Trail
yunzen liu
Bear Country USA South Dakota United States——wildlife Animal Park
Thomas Stano
Black Hills
yunzen liu
American South Dakota Mount Rushmore National Memorial——a large scale sculpture of America's most prominent Presidents
Thomas Stano
Mount Rushmore
Thomas Stano
Mt Rushmore 01
John Roberts
Mount Rushmore National Memorial, South Dakota, USA
John Roberts
Harney Peak, Black Hills, South Dakota, USA
John Roberts
Sylvan Lake, Black Hills, South Dakota, USA
John Roberts
Sylvan Lake, Black Hills, South Dakota, USA
heiwa4126
Kani Doraku crab restaurant
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Gletscherbahn pasterzengletscher grossglockner austria
Peter Holland
Letheringsett Watermill
Thang Bui
Ba Be National Park
Arno Dietz
Meilerhütte
Andy Bryant
Pas De La Cle
Richard Chesher
Bird Fish Feeding Frenzy New Caledonia
Peter Holland
Wells Next The Sea On The Beach
Unkle Kennykoala
Namadgi NP - Orroral Homestead (Front)
Giovanni Saini
Brivio (LC) Tramonto sull'Adda
Alex Engo
The Licinian Baths (hall). Dougga, Tunisia.
Pablo Castillo - 360Ecuador
Puerto Guayaquil, Andipuerto
John Roberts
Ensign Peak, SLC, Utah, USA
John Roberts
Hontoon Island State Park, Florida, USA
John Roberts
The Spiral Jetty, Rozel Point, Utah, USA
John Roberts
Fantasy Canyon, Utah, USA
John Roberts
Kelly Park (Rock Springs), Apopka, Florida, USA
John Roberts
Above the Inversion, Red Butte, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
John Roberts
2000 Year Old Cypress Tree, Longwood, Florida, USA
John Roberts
Bells Canyon, Sandy, Utah, USA
John Roberts
Castle Rock CG, Fremont Indian State Park, Utah, USA
John Roberts
Northshore Summit, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada, USA
John Roberts
Ensign Peak, Salt Lake City, Utah USA
John Roberts
Independence Monument, Colorado National Monument, Colorado, USA
More About USA

The United States is one of the most diverse countries on earth, jam packed full of amazing sights from St. Patrick's cathedral in New York to Mount Hollywood California.The Northeast region is where it all started. Thirteen British colonies fought the American Revolution from here and won their independence in the first successful colonial rebellion in history. Take a look at these rolling hills carpeted with foliage along the Hudson river here, north of New York City.The American south is known for its polite people and slow pace of life. Probably they move slowly because it's so hot. Southerners tend not to trust people from "up north" because they talk too fast. Here's a cemetery in Georgia where you can find graves of soldiers from the Civil War.The West Coast is sort of like another country that exists to make the east coast jealous. California is full of nothing but grizzly old miners digging for gold, a few gangster rappers, and then actors. That is to say, the West Coast functions as the imagination of the US, like a weird little brother who teases everybody then gets famous for making freaky art.The central part of the country is flat farmland all the way over to the Rocky Mountains. Up in the northwest corner you can find creative people in places like Portland and Seattle, along with awesome snowboarding and good beer. Text by Steve Smith.