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Near Sisseton in Roberts County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Continental Divide

 
 
The Continental Divide Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, July 3, 2016
1. The Continental Divide Marker
Inscription.

The Continental Divide
between
Hudson Bay and Gulf of Mexico


 
Erected 1955 by Sisseton Chamber of Commerce and State Highway Commission.
 
Location. 45° 39.591′ N, 96° 55.247′ W. Marker is near Sisseton, South Dakota, in Roberts County. Marker is on 119th St. 0.3 miles south of 464th Ave., on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sisseton SD 57262, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Browns Valley Man (approx. 5 miles away in Minnesota); Samuel Jerome Brown (approx. 5.9 miles away in Minnesota); Sam Brown Log House (approx. 5.9 miles away in Minnesota); Scandia (approx. 6.8 miles away); a different marker also named The Continental Divide (approx. 11.8 miles away).
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Categories. Natural Features
 
The Continental Divide Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, July 3, 2016
2. The Continental Divide Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 21, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 284 times since then and 21 times this year. Last updated on July 5, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 21, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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