In Wisconsin the inner lowland presents an interesting feature in a knob of resistant quartzites, known as Baraboo Ridge, rising from the buried oldland floor through the partly denuded cover of lower Palaeozoic strata.
BARABOO, a city and the county-seat of Sauk county, Wisconsin, U.S.A., about 37 m.
Of Madison, on the Baraboo river, a tributary of the Wisconsin.
Baraboo has an attractive situation on a series of hills about 1000 ft.
Baraboo was named in honour of Jean Baribault, an early French trapper, and was chartered as a city in 1882.