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Bow Bend Overlook Sign
of sign - The final overlook at the end of the parkway that
runs through Theodore Roosevelt National Park in
taken June 2009
courtesy of Jimmy Wayne
Bow Bend Overlook
river, the Little Missouri, flowed northward a million years ago.
Broad, gentle warping and uplift of this region just before the
Age cause streams east of here to erode more rapidly. Eventually one of
these streams cut into this valley diverting the river
Today it empties into the Missouri river about 50 miles to the east.
the "Ox Bow Bend" in the valley below, formerly part of the river
channel, it has been "cut off" by erosion and contains
only when the river is in flood.
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