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S.Dak.: see Black HillsBlack Hills,
rugged mountains, c.6,000 sq mi (15,540 sq km), enclosed by the Belle Fourche and Cheyenne rivers, SW S.Dak. and NE Wyo., and rising c.2,500 ft (760 m) above the surrounding Great Plains; Harney Peak, 7,242 ft (2,207 m) above sea level, is the highest point in the
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Harney Peak

a mountain in SW South Dakota: the highest peak in the Black Hills. Height: 2207 m (7242 ft.)
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Around the time of the Harney Peak controversy, several tribes decided to protest two place names in Yellowstone, and in September 2017, tribal leaders gathered at the park to deliver a letter to a Park Service official demanding that Hayden Valley and Mount Doane be renamed Buffalo Nations Valley and First People's Mountain, respectively.
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The region is characterized by rolling pine-covered hills with rounded granite pinnacles and spires forming the "needles" around the centrally located Harney Peak. Harney Peak is the highest point in the Black Hills at 2,207 meters.