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Driftless Area

(Encyclopedia) Driftless Area, c.13,000 sq mi (33,670 sq km), largely in SW Wis. but extending into SE Minn., NE Iowa, and NW Ill. The continental glacier which covered most surrounding regions did?


(Encyclopedia) Karst krst, Ital. Carso, Slovenian Kras, limestone plateau, W Slovenia, N of Istria and extending c.50 mi (80 km) SE from the lower Isonzo (So?a) valley between the Bay of Trieste and?

Dinaric Alps

(Encyclopedia) Dinaric Alps d?nr?k, Ital. Alpi Dinariche, Serbo-Croatian Dinara Planina, mountain system, extending c.400 mi (640 km) along the east coast of the Adriatic Sea from the Isonzo River?


(Encyclopedia) Gainesville. 1 City (1990 pop. 84,770), seat of Alachua co., N central Fla.; inc. 1869. The Univ. of Florida is a major source of employment in the city. Agriculture and the?

April 2020 Current Events: Disaster News

Top of Page Science and Technology News | US News | World News The world is a very busy place, and it's hard to stay on top of everything. Infoplease has got you covered. Here are the world news?

The Journals of Lewis & Clark: July 5, 1806

by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark July 4, 1806July 6, 1806July 5, 1806 July 5th 1806. Set out at 6 A.M.- steered N. 75 E. 61/2 M. passed a stout C. N Side at 21/2 M. another just?

Geology of the Grand Canyon: De Motte Park.

DE MOTTE PARK.Its length is about ten miles, its average width about two miles. It is a depressed area in the heart of the plateau and is on every side girt about by more elevated ground?