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The Western United States: A Geographical Reader

by Harold W. Fairbanks

The subject matter has not been selected with the object of covering the field of Western geography in a systematic manner, but instead the attempt has been made to picture as graphically as may be some of its more striking and interesting physical features, and the influence which these features have exerted upon its discovery and settlement.

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English

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English

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1904

Author

Harold W. Fairbanks

United States

Harold W. Fairbanks (b.1860) was an expert on the geology and geography of the Pacific Coast, and author of over 40 books and articles. His published works include Stories of our mother Earth (18...

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