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At the Headwaters: The 1993 Flood in Southwestern Minnesota

Amato, Joseph
This collection of essays and photographs examines the 1993 flood in southwestern Minnesota. Researched and compiled by the Southwest Minnesota State University Flood Recovery Project, its focus is the origins and effects of the flood in the region, and in the city of Marshall in particular. Essays address a range of topics, including the evens of the flood; climate factors; water-control efforts; impacts on state parks, livestock, and agriculture; and personal experiences and reflections.

Southwestern Minnesota Archaeology: 12, 000 Years in the Prairie Lake Region

Afinson, Scott F
This book explores the cultures of the inhabitants of southwestern Minnesota's Prairie Lake region, which encompasses the upper Minnesota River Valley, prior to European exploration. The author discusses the Prairie Lake environment, including glacial geology, hydrology, climate, paleoecology, vegetation, and fauna. Subsequent chapters cover the early prehistoric, middle prehistoric and late prehistoric archaeological periods. And extensive bibliography is appended.
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