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Great Plains


  • Here are entered works on the region of North America extending from the Rio Grande in the south to the Mackenzie River Delta in the north and occupying an area extending approximately 400 miles eastward from the Rocky Mountains, including parts of Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, South Dakota, Wyoming, North Dakota, and Montana, as well as parts of Alberta, Saskatchewan, and the Northwest Territories of Canada.

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    • Plains, Great
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    • found: Fuhlendorf, S.D. Bison as keystone herbivores on the Great Plains, 2010:p. 18 (the Great Plains of North America)
    • found: Wikipedia, Sept. 19, 2013(Great Plains; The Great Plains are a broad expanse of flat land, much of it covered in prairie, steppe and grassland, which lies west of the Mississippi River and east of the Rocky Mountains in the United States and Canada. This area covers parts of the U.S. states of Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming, and the Canadian provinces of Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. The Canadian portion of the Plains is known as the Prairies. Some geographers include some territory of Mexico in the Plains, but many stop at the Rio Grande.)
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered works on the region of North America extending from the Rio Grande in the south to the Mackenzie River Delta in the north and occupying an area extending approximately 400 miles eastward from the Rocky Mountains, including parts of Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, South Dakota, Wyoming, North Dakota, and Montana, as well as parts of Alberta, Saskatchewan, and the Northwest Territories of Canada.
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    • 1986-02-11: new
    • 2013-12-04: revised
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