• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Abstract - Hydrologic Study of Jewel and Wind Caves. Final Report - 4th Quarter, Year 2.

Alexander, E. Calvin, Jr. and Davis, Marsha. 1987. Hydrologic Study of Jewel and Wind Caves. Final Report - 4th Quarter, Year 2. Contract: CX-1200-S-A047 (U of Minn. 0645-5647). 71+ p.

Abstract

The research underway has the following objectives: 1) to evaluate the water distribution within these two park areas; 2) to determine the effects of human impact upon the natural hydrologic system; 3) to document any detrimental effects to the water quality; 40 to document any instances in which the cave environment is adversely affected by the quality of the water present; and 5) to provide options to present water use practices, if necessary. February 1, 1987 through April 30, 1987.

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Bull elk in the park.

A Rocky Mountain bull elk weighs between 700 - 800 pounds. Rocky Mountain elk were introduced to the park in 1914 and 1916. More...