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southern Illinois prairies

Harry B. Kircher

southern Illinois prairies

a geographic interpretation of the Belleville 1:250,000 topographic map

by Harry B. Kircher

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Published by [Publications Center, National Council for Geographic Education], Illinois State University in Normal .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois.
    • Subjects:
    • Natural resources -- Illinois.,
    • Industries -- Illinois.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Harry B. Kircher.
      SeriesGeography through maps, National Council for Geographic Education. Special publication no. 11
      ContributionsAssociation of American Geographers.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC107.I3 K5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination39 p.
      Number of Pages39
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5530751M
      LC Control Number67005991

      Illinois (/ ˌ ɪ l ə ˈ n ɔɪ / IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes Regions of the United has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States. With Chicago in northeastern Illinois, small industrial cities and Before statehood: Illinois Territory.


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