The Western United States A Geographical Reader
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The Western United States A Geographical Reader

By Harold W. (Harold Wellman) Fairbanks
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Table of Contents
  • THE WESTERN UNITED STATES
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • THE WORK OF THE COLORADO RIVER
  • A TRIP INTO THE GRAND CAÑON OF THE COLORADO
  • HOW THE COLUMBIA PLATEAU WAS MADE
  • THE CAÑONS OF THE SIERRA NEVADA MOUNTAINS
  • AN OREGON GLACIER
  • SOMETHING ABOUT EARTHQUAKES AND MOUNTAIN BUILDING
  • THE LAST VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS IN THE UNITED STATES
  • THE MUD VOLCANOES OF THE COLORADO DESERT
  • THE HISTORY OF A COAST LINE
  • THE DISCOVERY OF THE COLUMBIA RIVER
  • THE GREAT BASIN AND ITS PECULIAR LAKES
  • FRÉMONT'S ADVENTURES IN THE GREAT BASIN
  • THE STORY OF GREAT SALT LAKE
  • THE SKAGIT RIVER
  • THE STORY OF LAKE CHELAN
  • THE NATIVE INHABITANTS OF THE PACIFIC SLOPE
  • THE STORY OF LEWIS AND CLARK
  • THE RUSSIANS IN CALIFORNIA
  • DEATH VALLEY
  • THE CLIFF DWELLERS AND THEIR DESCENDANTS
  • THE LIFE OF THE DESERT
  • THE PONY EXPRESS
  • HOW CLIMATE AND PHYSICAL FEATURES INFLUENCED THE SETTLEMENT OF THE WEST
  • THE LIFE OF THE PROSPECTOR
  • GOLD AND GOLD-MINING
  • COPPER-MINING
  • COAL AND PETROLEUM
  • THE CLIMATE OF THE PACIFIC SLOPE
  • SOMETHING ABOUT IRRIGATION
  • THE LOCATION OF THE CITIES OF THE PACIFIC SLOPE
  • THE FOREST BELT OF THE SIERRA NEVADA MOUNTAINS
  • THE NATIONAL PARKS AND FOREST RESERVES
  • THE HEATH READERS
    • REVISED AND ILLUSTRATED
    • AMERICA'S STORY FOR AMERICA'S CHILDREN
    • Science.
    • Elementary Science.
    • Heath's Home and School Classics.
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