Great Plains of North America


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Noun1.Great Plains of North America - a vast prairie region extending from Alberta and Saskatchewan and Manitoba in Canada south through the west central United States into TexasGreat Plains of North America - a vast prairie region extending from Alberta and Saskatchewan and Manitoba in Canada south through the west central United States into Texas; formerly inhabited by Native Americans
dust bowl - a region subject to dust storms; especially the central region of United States subject to dust storms in the 1930s
Llano Estacado - a large semiarid plateau forming the southern part of the Great Plains
North America - a continent (the third largest) in the western hemisphere connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama
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Isern (Professor of History & University Distinguished Professor, North Dakota State University) reflecting on the history and culture of the Great Plains of North America. Professor Isern, with more than forty years as a working historian and regional author, transitions from the close confines of historical archives into the prairie landscapes of the northern plains.
The Great Plains of North America runs from the southern provinces of Canada to northern Mexico.
Synopsis: The storms that cross the Great Plains of North America each spring are some of nature's most spectacular.
A century earlier, hedgerow science that had focused on European hawthorns had found its way to the Great Plains of North America. Farming there had stalled because settlers lacked access to wood to fence off crops from livestock that would eat them.

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