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Stephen H. Long

Added by yongli on 03/12/2020 - 14:17, last changed on 11/02/2022 - 12:43
Stephen Harriman Long (1784–1864) was an American military explorer best known for leading an expedition into present-day Colorado in 1820. On his expedition map, he famously labeled the arid Great Plains as a “ Great American Desert ” where agriculture could not thrive. His description was...
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