Great Plains

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Synonyms for Great Plains

a vast prairie region extending from Alberta and Saskatchewan and Manitoba in Canada south through the west central United States into Texas

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Bison and People on the North American Great Plains offers insights from several disciplines who re-examine the disappearance of the American bison and consider a different approach to the relationship between humans and these animals.
Gwynne (2010), which portray the Comanche as central geopolitical players on the American Great Plains, much as the Iroqois were along the Great Warpath.
Described as an NYC restaurant and speak-easy, it promises authentic New York indulgence "from Little Italy to the Latin Quarter to the American great plains" and, while there is no steam coming up from the pavements outside, they sure have the Big Apple's flavours nailed.
"One could imagine, 100 years from now, the American Great Plains turned into an ecological reserve."
On the expedition, Lewis proves himself to be a first-rate mapmaker and nature writer, with his descriptions of the flora, fauna, and physical beauty of the American Great Plains, Rocky Mountains, and Pacific Northwest.
Benes has been HIV-positive since 1986 and suffers from emphysema This past spring, after a period of ill health, he made arrangements with the North Dakota Museum of Art in Grand Forks, whose curators will videotape, document, and measure everything to re-create his apartment in their museum on the American Great Plains.
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