|Signed into Statehood on November 2, 1889||
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Named from the Sioux Indian word for
"friend," and nicknamed The Mount Rushmore State. South Dakota is bordered by
North Dakota to the north; Minnesota and Iowa to the east; Montana and
the west and Nebraska to the south.
South Dakota's highest peak is Harney Peak at 7,242 feet, the 15th highest in the United States. The lowest point is at Big Stone Lake, which is 962 feet above sea level.
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