South Dakota Physical, Cultural & Historical Features

Physical Cultural Historical
Also See:Features by SD County

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South Dakota
Physical Features
Arches 1
Areas 17
Arroyos 4
Bars 1
Basins 13
Bays 25
Benches 3
Bends 11
Capes 16
Cliffs 7
Falls 7
Flats 84
Forests 8
Gaps 24
Guts 16
Islands 23
Lakes 501
Pillars 16
Plains 1
Ranges 42
Ridges 42
Springs 281
Streams 1,579
Summits 444
Swamps 32
Valleys 665
Woods 5
South Dakota
Cultural Features
Airports 223
Bridges 11
Buildings 1,172
Canals 92
Cemeteries 1,156
Channels 3
Churches 451
Civil 1,953
Crossings 153
Dams 1,772
Hospitals 76
Locales 960
Mines 391
Oilfields 1
Parks 447
Post Offices 320
Reserves 4
Reservoirs 308
Schools 2,336
Towers 82
Trails 26
Tunnels 2
Wells 25
South Dakota Historical
Features/Landmarks
Airports 1
Arroyos 1
Bars 1
Beaches 1
Bends 12
Bridges 1
Buildings 4
Capes 3
Cemeteries 10
Churches 70
Civil 103
Cliffs 7
Crossings 1
Flats 3
Hospitals 1
Islands 51
Lakes 10
Locales 667
Military (Historical) 6
Mines 45
Parks 4
Pillars 1
Populated Places 69
Post Offices 134
Reserves 1
Ridges 1
Schools 440
Springs 3
Streams 5
Summits 11
Valleys 1

South Dakota's National
Historic Landmarks
14
  • Physical Features are the natural features of the Earth's surface.
  • Cultural Features are landscape features that were created or shaped by humans.
  • Historical Features are features that no longer exist on the landscape.