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By Bob Valen 

The Climate Divide is changing


In 1878, John Wesley Powell, solider, geologist, explore and professor, placed an imaginary longitudinal line on a map based on his exploration observations. That line, he explained, represented the separation of the dry and arid west and the humid east of the United States. That line goes through all of North America and is the 100th Meridian.

Powell was best known for his exploration of the Grand Canyon as well as other parts of the great west. Powell, who explored many areas of the west, held deep concerns about long-term future development in the arid western environment and the sustai...

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