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Carving a South Dakota Mountain with Dynamite

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How did workers create the four faces we see at Mt Rushmore?  The U.S. National Park Service tells us that, among other things:

90% of Mt. Rushmore was carved using dynamite.

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Image online, courtesy ATF (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosive. 

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