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The Tantalizing Horizon

Thanks to everyone who commented on the previous post about the importance of grasslands in American history and culture.  It’s a fascinating topic.  A number of people pointed out that Europe does indeed have a major grassland – the vast … Continue reading

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Montana? . . . No, Mongolia

I recently learned about a fascinating race called the Mongol Derby.  Yes, it’s a horse race and no, you don’t go in a circle.  The race is 1,000 km across the vast steppes of Mongolia.  “Steppe” is essentially the Asian … Continue reading

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