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  • Blake, Kevin S.
    The Border Legion has a curious geography. Dr. Joe Wheeler states this book features "very little description of the topography or nature phenomena" (1975, p. 163), and he is right on target with this assessment. He goes ...
  • Blake, Kevin S.
    The Light of Western Stars has a fascinating geography. Set during the Mexican Revolution on the western flank of the Peloncillo Mountains in New Mexico's "Booth eel" region, astride the state line with Arizona, this region ...
  • Blake, Kevin S.
    This year marks the one hundredth anniversary of the first publication by Harper & Brothers of The Lone Star Ranger, featming one of Zane Grey's best-known gunmen (Buck Duane) and one of his most memorable titles (Figure ...
  • Blake, Kevin S.
    Some of Zane Grey's most memorable and stirring geographic descriptions are featured in the pages of The Rainbow Trail. The passages devoted to Red Lake Trading Post, Navajo Mountain, and the Tsegi (spelled Sagi in this ...
  • Blake, Kevin S.
    The geography of Zane Grey's Western Union is one of the more straightforward among his oeuvre, with great faithfulness to place names, distances, directions, and landmarks. That is not to say, however, that this geography ...
  • Smith, Jeffrey S. (2012-10-25)
    As the world’s leading service sector, international tourism offers developing countries opportunities for lucrative business investment, a major source for foreign currency, and the creation of jobs. Mexico’s leading ...
  • Harrington, Lisa M.B. (CAB International, Wallingford, UK, 2011-01-28)
    This chapter presents the changing conditions of a subregion and a specific place embedded within the larger region (space) of the Great Plains. From a general overview of the Great Plains, through a discussion of a ...
  • Harrington, Lisa M. Butler; Harrington, John A., Jr. (2010-10-26)
    As the accessibility of local groundwater reserves declines, the quality of Arkansas River water flowing into southwestern Kansas is becoming a major concern. The Arkansas is a regulated river with significant diversions ...
  • Leys, Bérangère; Higuera, Philip E; McLauchlan, Kendra K.; Dunnette, Paul V
    The frequency of large wildfires in western North America has been increasing in recent decades, yet the geochemical impacts of these events are poorly understood. The multidecadal timescales of both disturbance-regime ...
  • Blake, Kevin S. (2010-05-27)
    Novels by Zane Grey crystallized a set of symbols for the American West in the minds of his millions of readers. He infused the frontier myth with vivid imagery of a sublime and beautiful landscape inhabited by heroic ...
  • Blake, Kevin S.
    Zane Grey was obsessed with climbing Wild Horse Mesa in southern Utah from the mo-ment he first saw its imposing Straight Cliffs from the Glass Mountains in 1913. He described the sight on his first expedition to Rainbow ...
  • Stimers, Mitchel James (Pennsylvania Geographical Society, 2010-02-18)
    The introduction of non-native species has been one of the most damaging human impacts on specific ecosystems and the environment in general. Invasive species, such as the Zebra Mussel (Dreisenna polymorpha), are often ...

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