Objects & Places from Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water

Marc Reisner
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Continental Divide

This is the principal hydrological divide of the Americas, separating the watersheds that drain into the Pacific Ocean.

The Landsat Program

This name refers to the longest running enterprise for acquisition of satellite imagery of Earth.

The Reclamation Act

This refers to a United States Federal law that funded irrigation projects for the arid lands of 20 states in the American West.

Cibola

This name first entered recorded history in 1539, when Spaniards in Mexico heard rumors that there was a province by this name with "Seven Cities of Gold."

Hohokam

This is one of the four major prehistoric archaeological Oasis america traditions of what is now the American Southwest.

Red Canyon

This name refers to a canyon located in Fremont County, Wyoming in the United States of America.

Flaming Gorge Reservoir

This name refers to an impoundment from a dam in Wyoming and Utah, on the Green...

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