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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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.
Both Worster and Pyne offer impressive contributions that build on arguments developed in their seminal manuscript length works addressing American Great Plains ecology (Worster, 1979) and the historical significance of anthropogenic fire (Pyne, 1995).
The new evidence goes against the long-held assumptions of anthropologists who theorized that the first human immigrants must have been hunters following mammoths and other large game via an inland route to the North American Great Plains.
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