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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Gwynne (2010), which portray the Comanche as central geopolitical players on the American Great Plains, much as the Iroqois were along the Great Warpath.
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.
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).
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