Land Between Two Rivers
Des Moines River: Perspectives On Utilization (#101)
This introductory program surveys four geologic eras: the Precambrian, the Paleozoic, the Mesozoic and the Cenozoic. A discussion of the supercontinent Pangaea, the major glacial stages and the early inhabitants of Iowa is included. [29 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
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- Social Studies
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- 8 episodes
- Average Episode Length
- 29 minutes
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Series Description: LAND BETWEEN TWO RIVERS: PART 1 is a geological and natural history of Iowa which focuses on four major rivers in the state: the Des Moines, the Upper Iowa, the Nishnabotna and the Little Sioux. The commentary of geologists, naturalists and other specialists provides information about glacial activity, the areas' early inhabitants and the impact of modern civilization on the environment.
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