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Medora in Billings County, North Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

River Woodland

 
 
River Woodland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 20, 2015
1. River Woodland Marker
Inscription.
You are looking at a portion of the Little Missouri River bottomlands. Cottonwood trees line the river course, where their roots can reach abundant moisture. Dark green juniper trees dot the sheltered slopes of the steep bluffs. On dry open river flats, dwarf sagebrush is the principal shrub.
 
Location. 46° 56.719′ N, 103° 31.916′ W. Marker is in Medora, North Dakota, in Billings County. Marker is on E River Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in the South Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Marker is in this post office area: Medora ND 58645, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Shooting of Riley Luffsey (approx. 1.4 miles away); Historic Medora (approx. 1.8 miles away); Medora Cemetery (approx. 1.9 miles away); Bad Lands Cantonment (approx. 1.9 miles away); Little Missouri: The Town (approx. 1.9 miles away); Frontier Military (approx. 1.9 miles away); Little Missouri Bridge (approx. 1.9 miles away); Chateau de Mores (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Medora.
 
Categories. Horticulture & Forestry
 
River Woodland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 20, 2015
2. River Woodland Marker
Marker in Theodore Roosevelt National Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 20, 2015
3. Marker in Theodore Roosevelt National Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 13, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 240 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 13, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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