The One Minute Geographer: The Great Plains — High Plains and Low Plains

More about the 100-degree meridian. It runs through the heart of the Great Plains as you can see above. Definitions of the boundaries of the Great Plains vary and not all include Iowa and the sections of Minnesota and Missouri shown on this map.

The Magical Meridian also tends to lie near a break in elevation on the Plains. Very generally…

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Geography professor (retired) writes The One Minute Geographer with a featured series: This Fragile Earth, and a book review series: Great Translations

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Jim Fonseca

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Geography professor (retired) writes The One Minute Geographer with a featured series: This Fragile Earth, and a book review series: Great Translations

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