The Quiz: What’s the name of this cylindrical rock formation?
A Devils Tower
B Bear Lodge
C Both are correct
The dramatic butte in northeastern Wyoming stands 867 feet from base to summit. The monolith in the Bear Lodge Ranger District of the Black Hills is sacred to Indigenous tribes of the Great Plains like the Cheyenne, Crow, Lakota, and Kiowa. Native American names for the tower translate to Bear Lodge and Bear’s Lair among others. But the official name is Devils Tower, given to it by explorers in 1875.
The correct answer to this quiz is Both are correct.