North America

The historical geography of North America is very diverse and includes many geographic features and cultural traditions.

Columbia River

Columbia River

The Columbia River is a large river that flows in North America and is about 2,000 kilometers long. The Columbia River flows through the province of British Columbia in Canada and the states of Washington and Oregon in the United States. The Columbia River is important to the region through which it flows. It serves …

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Lake Erie

Lake Erie

Fourth from the top in the Great Lakes system Lake Erie is part of the Great Lakes System of North America and is located on the border of the United States and Canada. It is not only the smallest lake in the group, but it is also the southernmost and the lowest-water lake of them …

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State of Michigan

Michigan (State)

History Thousands of years before Europeans came here, Michigan was home to several Indian tribes: the Ojibway, the Menominee, the Ottawa, the Miami, and the Potawatomi. They were all Algonquin, a group of indigenous peoples of North America, united by their language kinship. The only exceptions were the Wyandots (Huron), who belonged to the Iroquois …

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Great Plains Tornadoes

Great Plains

The Great Plains are vast flat areas that stretch across North America from Mexico to Canada. It is a geographic region that includes much of the Midwest and Central regions of the United States. The Great Plains, located in the heart of the United States, are known for badlands – rugged hilly areas with many …

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Gulf Stream

Gulf Stream

The Gulf Stream is an ocean current in the Atlantic Ocean that begins off the coast of Florida in the United States and then moves eastward across the Atlantic. It has a large impact on the climate of the regions along its path. The Gulf Stream is a global phenomenon that affects the climate of …

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Tundra of North America

Tundra of North America

The tundra of North America is a biome, or ecosystem, that extends across the north of the continent, including Alaska in the United States and Canada. The tundra is a cold and harsh area where conditions for plant and animal life are extremely unfavorable due to low temperatures, short summer seasons, lack of trees, and …

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Monks Mound in Cahokia

Cahokia Mounds

Photo Monks Mound at Cahokia is an imposing pre-Columbian earthwork structure in North America. Even the name of the tribes who built Cahokia is unknown. However, the name of this large settlement was invented relatively recently. The mounds and the city are surrounded by mysteries, and rather dark, associated with bloody wars and mass sacrifices. …

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Atlantic Ocean

Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest ocean on Earth and is located between America to the west and Europe and Africa to the east. It also borders the Arctic Ocean to the north and the Southern Ocean to the south. The Atlantic Ocean has a total area of about 106.4 million square kilometers and …

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Illinois State

Illinois (State)

Illinois is located in the central United States, on the banks of the Mississippi River. Illinois has an area of about 150 thousand square kilometers and a population of more than 12 million people. The capital of Illinois is the city of Springfield, and the largest city is Chicago, the third largest city in the …

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Nashville Tennessee

Nashville (Tennessee)

Nashville is the capital and largest city of Tennessee, located in the southern United States. The city is known as the “music capital” of the United States, as it is home to many famous recording studios and music venues where performers from around the world perform in concerts. Nashville is also famous for its history, …

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