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6 edition of The Mississippi River in 1953 found in the catalog.

The Mississippi River in 1953

A Photographic Journey from the Headwaters to the Delta (Center Books on American Places)

by Charles Dee Sharp

  • 227 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Center for American Places .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Photographic reportage,
  • Travel & holiday guides,
  • c 1945 to c 1960,
  • Photography,
  • Photo Techniques,
  • Mississippi,
  • Photoessays & Documentaries,
  • Subjects & Themes - Travel - U.S./General,
  • United States - 20th Century/50s,
  • Photography / General,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8798575M
    ISBN 101930066279
    ISBN 109781930066274
    OCLC/WorldCa61233426

    Grey Holden wins a river boat in a poker game, which he then pilots, along with his crew, in various adventures along the Mississippi River. This action series is set in the nineteenth century. Stars: Darren McGavin, Dick Wessel, Jack Lambert, Burt Reynolds. Votes: /10(K). Mississippi by Diane Siebert, illustrated by Greg Harlin Harper Collins. Grades: A poetic journey down the length and breadth of the Mississippi River, this picture book depicts the origins, nature, human interactions and changes of the great river. The Mississippi River (Ecosystems of North America series) by Maria Mudd Ruth.

    ] BOOK REVIEWS 55 leader in a distinctive school of archaeological thought. The several authors were his students at the Mississippi River. The chapter is based on a study of the geological history of the river by Harold N. Fisk, which was prepared for the Mississippi. Template:Geobox The Mississippi River is the chief river of the largest drainage system on the North American continent. Flowing entirely in the United States (although its drainage basin reaches into Canada), it rises in northern Minnesota and meanders slowly southwards for 2, miles (3, km) to the Mississippi River Delta at the Gulf of Mexico. With its many tributaries, the Mississippi.

    Mississippi River. 50th Anniversary, Nine-Foot Navigation Channel, Upper Mississippi River: Old Man River: () A short history of the Corps of Engineer’s efforts to make the Upper Mississippi River more navigable for commercial transportation,   Spanning over 2, miles, the Mississippi is the second longest river in the United States, and it's drainage area, approximately 1,, square miles, is the third largest in the world. The water rises in Minnesota and runs south, inevitably flowing in to the Gulf of Mexico.


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Pennington, M.D. With a very good dust jacket, pages. Part of this book is set during that Seller Rating: % positive.The evolving COVID situation has impacted recreational travel on the Great River Road.

Currently, eight states along the route have issued shelter at home orders (Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi and Louisiana), limiting recreational travel. Check states along the route for the latest travel information—you can find links to state contacts here.The Atchafalaya River in Louisiana is a major distributary of the Mississippi.

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