Geology of the Great Plains and Mountain West by Cynthia  Light Brown
  

Geology of the Great Plains and Mountain West

Cynthia Light Brown

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Geology of the Great Plains and Mountain West by Cynthia Light Brown

Answering intriguing questions such as Why does the largest river system in North America meander across the middle of the continent? and How does such a system relate to the rugged Rocky Mountains?, this fun-filled book delves into the majestic Great Plains region. The chapters concisely clarify the interrelated subjects of terrain, climate, and the great movements of the earth itself while illustrating the important changes that are still occurring in the areas rivers, lakes, plains, and unpredictable weather. Brimming with fascinating facts, educational sidebars tell how earthquakes in New Madrid, Missouri caused waves to go upstream in the Mississippi River; why and how tornadoes form; and how invasive species are threatening the Great Lakes and what people are doing about it.

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eBook

Author

Cynthia Light Brown
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Publisher

Nomad Press Nomad Press

Publication date

1st December 2011

ISBN

9781619301344



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