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climate of the great American desert

Merlin P. Lawson

climate of the great American desert

reconstruction of the climate of western interior United States, 1800-1850

by Merlin P. Lawson

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Published by University of Nebraska in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southwest, New
    • Subjects:
    • Southwest, New -- Climate.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 128-134.

      StatementMerlin Paul Lawson.
      SeriesUniversity of Nebraska studies ; new ser. no. 46
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC984.S85 L38
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 135 p. :
      Number of Pages135
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5069774M
      LC Control Number74078480

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Department of the Interior Curriculum Materials Grades Student Activity: Mapping the Great American Desert Mapping the Great American Desert Ingold was discovered in California and many people wanted to travel west to seek their fortunes.The California Indians lived in what is now California between the Rocky Mountains and Sierra Nevada.

This area had a mild climate and an abundance of food. The California had one of the largest populations in North America west of the Great Plains.

OverIndians lived in California.