The geography of Illinois by Douglas Clay Ridgley

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Paginationxvii, 385 p. map.
Number of Pages385
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Open LibraryOL24474920M

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The geography of Illinois () by Douglas Clay Ridgley "This volume attempts to present the geography of Illinois as a whole so that the reader may appreciate the resources of the state and understand how man has used them. The natural features and natural resources of the state are treated in some detail." (preface).

Excerpt from Illinois: History, Government, Geography How has Illinois grown from a wilder ness of prairies 'to a prosperous state supporting a population of more than 10 million. The answer is that Illinois is rich in natural advantages.

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