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Our Barren Lands The Interior of the United States West of the 100th Meridian and East of the Sierra Nevadas

By: Hazen, W. B. General

Price: $1,475.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Robert Clarke & Company: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015120

Condition: Very Good+


53 pages. Paper cover replaced with a facsimile. Pages are very clean, very nice copy! The Northern Pacific Railroad was built during the years of 1872-1873. During those years, the country east of the Sierra Mountains and west of the 100 Meridian (which runs through the middle of Texas and up through North Dakota,) had an above average amount of rainfall. This resulted in a false perception that the land was suitable for farming. Custer also noted and reported the abund... View more info