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Michael J. Oistad

Missouri River, Bridges, Highways and Interstate

Chamberlain-Oacoma, South Dakota, USA

September 24, 2006 16:00 CT

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© 2006 Michael J. Oistad, All Rights Reserved.

Caption

The Missouri River commonly referred to as the "Big Muddy," served as a travelway and thread of life for people and wildlife alike for centuries.

One of the most well known travelers of the Missouri River where Lewis and Clark who were commissioned by President Jefferson to explore, map, and studied a new route to the Pacific Ocean.

In South Dakota, the Missouri is controlled by four large dams. Oahe Dam, forming Lake Oahe near Pierre, is one of the largest rolled earthen dams in the world, Big Bend Dam, finished in 1963 and forming Lake Sharpe near Ft. Thompson, Ft. Randall Dam impounding Lake Francis Case near Pickstown and Gavins Point Dam which forms Lewis and Clark Lake near Yankton

Also visible in the panoramic are SD Hwy 248, US Interstate 90 and the Dakota Southern Railroad, all three are crossing the Missouri River by bridge, and across the river is Chamberlain SD .
View a QTVR Pano on our website of the "Lewis and Clark I - 90 Interpretive Center/Keelboat Visitor Center" that is located across the river.

Inside view

Outside view .



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Equipment

Canon Rebel XT,18mm Canon lens, Panasuarus pano head, Bogen 300n, Bogen 3221 Tripod, PTGui, Photopshop and Pano2QTVR-GUI pro.
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