Near the top of the hill , at Highland , it made a complete reversal of direction and
headed southwest across the plateau . Leaving the thinning pine forest behind , it
briefly encountered the upper reaches of Crab Creek near Edwall , but did not ...
Author: Peter J. Lewty
Continuing the saga he commenced in To the Columbia Gateway: The Oregon Railway and the Northern Pacific, 1879-1884 (WSU Press, 1987), Peter Lewty describes the region's dramatic railroad boom in the years 1885 to 1893.
A long tongue of ice ground down the Okanogan Valley, blocked the Columbia channel, and pushed up over what is now the apex of the triangular Great Plain.
Author: Donald W. Meinig
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Dismissed in early years as a wasteland, the rolling open country that covers the interior parts of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho is today one of the richest farmlands in the nation. This work is the story of its transformation. Meinig traces all of the aspects of its development by combining geographic description with historical narrative.
Across the Columbia Plain : Railroad Expansion in the Interior Northwest , 1885-
1893 . By Peter J. Lewty . ( Pullman : Washington State University Press , 1995 .
xvii + 326 pp . Illustrations , maps , appendixes , notes , bibliography , index .
... GEOLOGY AND BIOTA The bedrock substrate of the Columbia Basin is made
up of layered basalts which flowed over ... the uplifting Cascades and Okanogan
Highlands were blown across the broad plain of the Columbia Basin resulting in
The second , Across the Columbia Plain : Railroad Expansion in the Interior
Northwest , 1885-1893 ( $ 25.00 , wraps ) , by Peter J. Lewty , describes the wave
of rail expansion that broke out across the sparsely populated inland plain of the
The Columbia has been working for millennia. During the Miocene, volcanic eruptions deposited layers of basalt across the Columbia Plain.
Author: Richard White
Publisher: Hill and Wang
The Hill and Wang Critical Issues Series: concise, affordable works on pivotal topics in American history, society, and politics. In this pioneering study, White explores the relationship between the natural history of the Columbia River and the human history of the Pacific Northwest for both whites and Native Americans. He concentrates on what brings humans and the river together: not only the physical space of the region but also, and primarily, energy and work. For working with the river has been central to Pacific Northwesterners' competing ways of life. It is in this way that White comes to view the Columbia River as an organic machine--with conflicting human and natural claims--and to show that whatever separation exists between humans and nature exists to be crossed.
COLUMBIA PLATEAU CASCADE MOUNTAINS GREAT PLAINS Lewis Overthrust Fault Is White of Brooks Range and its foothills lies the extensive
frozen Arctic Coastal Plain , covered by gravels , sands , and silts of Pleistocene
age , and ...
A comprehensive, 20-volume reference encyclopedia on science and technology.
Following the completion of Bonneville Dam on the Columbia east of ... Meinig , D. W. The Great Columbia Plain : A Historical Geography , 1805–1910 .
Author: John C. Hudson
Publisher: JHU Press
Based on decades of research and written in clear, concise prose by one of the foremost geographers in North America, John C. Hudson's Across This Land is a comprehensive regional geography of the North American continent. Clearly organized, the book divides the entire United States and Canada into six major regions, then further subdivides them into twelve smaller areas. Hudson emphasizes each region or area's distinguishing place-specific attributes, including—to a larger degree than previous regional geographies—political considerations. In this way, the book tells the story of each region, relying on a brisk narrative that reveals the dynamic processes of their distinctive characteristics. The first extensive regional geography of the North American continent in over seventy-five years, Hudson's Across This Land will become the standard text in geography courses dealing with Canada and the U.S. as well as a popular reference work for scholars, students, and lay readers.
Many rivers flow northward and northeastward from the Carpathian crest across
the parallel ridges and the Galician plain. Among these transverse streams the
Raba, Dlmajec, Biala, Wisloka and Wislok have fairly open valleys throughout
As the Cordillera Oriental is not volcanic and the nearest places where eruptions
took place are in the Cordillera Central ( at 130 km distance as the crow flies ) ,
all ash deposits must have been transported by wind across the valley of the Río
Author: United States. Court of Appeals (District of Columbia Circuit)Publish On: 1981
Only to prepare a " comprehensive environmental through comprehensive
consideration of impact statement " on the " entire region " pending proposals can
the agency evaluidentified as the Northern Great Plains Re ate different courses
Author: United States. Court of Appeals (District of Columbia Circuit)
... gunas Creek . tier citing approach to Putover possess militacountry , oiving to
its construction numerous branches from ... the Columbia and Okanogan Rivers
passes through country which is naturally much the same as the Columbia plain
Snake River has cut its channel only in the heel , the weak point of the deep
down through the hard basaltic Columbia is ... the wheel flies this plain on the
west , and the Bitter Root round fast enough , and there is a great and Blue
The dominant characteristic of lava plains and plateaus is the enormous volume
of lava extruded and spread over a vast surface area . For example , in the Columbia River Plain of Washington and Oregon , areas greater than 200,000
km2 are ...