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Devils tower, Wyoming
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Devils tower in north-east Wyoming is a monolith-like rock with a cool shape that attracts thousands of tourists.
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Devils Tower is a monolith (more technically, an igneous intrusion) or volcanic neck located near Hulett and Sundance in eastern Wyoming, above the Belle Fourche River. It rises dramatically 1267 feet (386 m) above the surrounding terrain. Located at 44°35?26?N, 104°42?56?W, the summit is 5112 feet (1558 m) above sea level.

It is part of the first United States National Monument, established on September 24, 1906 by President Theodore Roosevelt. 1347 acres (5.45 kmē) are included within the Monument's boundaries.

In recent years about 1% of the Monument's 400,000 annual visitors climb Devils Tower. The monolith is featured prominently in the 1977 film Close Encounters of the Third Kind.

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