South Dakota: Images of the Mount Rushmore State (30 photos)

South Dakota is the fifth-smallest state by population in the U.S., with approximately 885,000 residents living in its 77,000 square miles. From the Black Hills and the Badlands, across the plains to Sioux Falls, here are a few glimpses of the landscape of South Dakota and some of the wildlife and people calling it home.

This photo story is part of Fifty, a collection of images from each of the United States.

A view of eroded rock formations within Badlands National Park in southwestern South Dakota

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