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Index Palouse

The Palouse is a region of the northwestern United States, encompassing parts of southeastern Washington, north central Idaho and, by some definitions, parts of northeast Oregon. [1]

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Agriculture is the cultivation of land and breeding of animals and plants to provide food, fiber, medicinal plants and other products to sustain and enhance life.

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The Appaloosa is an American horse breed best known for its colorful spotted coat pattern.

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Asotin County, Washington

Asotin County is a county in the U.S. state of Washington.

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Battle of the Palouse

The Battle of the Palouse refers to an athletic rivalry in the northwest United States, between the Vandals of the University of Idaho and Cougars of Washington State University.

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Birds, also known as Aves, are a group of endothermic vertebrates, characterised by feathers, toothless beaked jaws, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart, and a strong yet lightweight skeleton.

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Bromus is a large genus of grasses, classified in its own tribe Bromeae.

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Caliche is a sedimentary rock, a hardened natural cement of calcium carbonate that binds other materials—such as gravel, sand, clay, and silt.

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Camassia is a genus of plants in the asparagus family native to Canada and the United States.

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Centaurea is a genus of between 350 and 600 species of herbaceous thistle-like flowering plants in the family Asteraceae.

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Clearwater River (Idaho)

The Clearwater River is a U.S. Geological Survey.

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Coeur d'Alene Reservation

The Coeur d'Alene Reservation is an Indian reservation in northwestern Idaho, United States.

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Coeur d'Alene War

The Coeur d'Alene War of 1858, also known as the Spokane-Coeur d'Alene-Paloos War, was the second phase of the Yakima War, involving a series of encounters between the allied Native American tribes of the Coeur d’Alene, Spokane, Palouse and Northern Paiute against United States Army forces in Washington and Idaho.

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Colfax, Washington

Colfax is the county seat of Whitman County, Washington, United States.

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Columbia Plateau

The Columbia Plateau or Columbia Basin is a geographic region located almost entirely in Eastern Washington and north-central Oregon—with the eastern edge spilling over into North Idaho The area is characterized by its mostly semi-arid climate (Bsk under the Köppen classification)—with some areas falling under the desert (BWk) and mediterranean (Csa and Csb) classifications—resulting in a shrub-steppe environment.

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Columbia River Basalt Group

The Columbia River Basalt Group is a large igneous province that lies across parts of the Western United States.

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Columbia River drainage basin

The Columbia River drainage basin is the drainage basin of the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest region of North America.

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Combine harvester

The modern combine harvester, or simply combine, is a versatile machine designed to efficiently harvest a variety of grain crops.

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Cryptonomicon is a 1999 novel by American author Neal Stephenson, set in two different time periods.

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Downcutting, also called erosional downcutting, downward erosion or vertical erosion is a geological process by hydraulic action that deepens the channel of a stream or valley by removing material from the stream's bed or the valley's floor.

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Dryland farming

Dryland farming and dry farming are agricultural techniques for non-irrigated cultivation of crops.

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Eastern Washington

Eastern Washington is the portion of the US state of Washington east of the Cascade Range.

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An ecoregion (ecological region) is an ecologically and geographically defined area that is smaller than a bioregion, which in turn is smaller than an ecozone.

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Festuca idahoensis

Festuca idahoensis is a species of grass known by the common names Idaho fescue and blue bunchgrass.

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Fire is the rapid oxidation of a material in the exothermic chemical process of combustion, releasing heat, light, and various reaction products.

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In geography and geology, fluvial processes are associated with rivers and streams and the deposits and landforms created by them.

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French Canadians

French Canadians (also referred to as Franco-Canadians or Canadiens; Canadien(ne)s français(es)) are an ethnic group who trace their ancestry to French colonists who settled in Canada from the 17th century onward.

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Garfield, Washington

Garfield is a city in Whitman County, Washington, United States.

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Genesee, Idaho

Genesee is a city in Latah County, Idaho, United States.

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Geomagnetic reversal

A geomagnetic reversal is a change in a planet's magnetic field such that the positions of magnetic north and magnetic south are interchanged, while geographic north and geographic south remain the same.

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Idaho is a state in the northwestern region of the United States.

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Idaho Public Television

Idaho Public Television (also known as IdahoPTV and Idaho Public TV) is a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member network serving the state of Idaho.

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Inland Northwest

The Inland Northwest or Inland Empire is a region adjacent to and just east of the Pacific Northwest centered on the Greater Spokane Area, that includes all of Eastern Washington and all of North Idaho.

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James Wesley Rawles

James Wesley, Rawles (born 1960) is a best-selling American author, best known for his survivalist-genre Patriots novel series.

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Kamiak Butte

Kamiak Butte County Park is located in Whitman County, Washington between the towns of Palouse and Pullman in Eastern Washington, near the border of Idaho.

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Land-grant university

A land-grant university (also called land-grant college or land-grant institution) is an institution of higher education in the United States designated by a state to receive the benefits of the Morrill Acts of 1862 and 1890.

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A legume is a plant or its fruit or seed in the family Fabaceae (or Leguminosae).

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The lentil (Lens culinaris or Lens esculenta) is an edible pulse.

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Lewiston, Idaho

Lewiston is a city in and the county seat of Nez Perce County, Idaho, United States, in the state's north central region.

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Loess (from German Löss) is a clastic, predominantly silt-sized sediment that is formed by the accumulation of wind-blown dust.

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Luminescence dating

Luminescence dating refers to a group of methods of determining how long ago mineral grains were last exposed to sunlight or sufficient heating.

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The Miocene is the first geological epoch of the Neogene Period and extends from about (Ma).

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Missoula Floods

The Missoula Floods (also known as the Spokane Floods or the Bretz Floods) refer to the cataclysmic floods that swept periodically across eastern Washington and down the Columbia River Gorge at the end of the last ice age.

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Moscow, Idaho

Moscow is a city in northern Idaho along the state border with Washington, with a population of 23,800 at the 2010 census.

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Neal Stephenson

Neal Town Stephenson (born October 31, 1959) is an American writer and game designer known for his works of speculative fiction.

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Nez Perce people

The Nez Perce (autonym: Niimíipuu in their own language, meaning "the walking people" or "we, the people") are an Indigenous people of the Plateau who have lived on the Columbia River Plateau in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States for a long time.

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No-till farming

No-till farming (also called zero tillage or direct drilling) is a way of growing crops or pasture from year to year without disturbing the soil through tillage.

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North Central Idaho

North Central Idaho is an area which spans the central part of the state of Idaho and borders Oregon, Montana, and Washington.

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Northwestern United States

The Northwestern United States (Noroeste de Estados Unidos) is an informal geographic region of the United States.

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Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States.

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Oregon Trail

The Oregon Trail is a historic East–West, large-wheeled wagon route and emigrant trail in the United States that connected the Missouri River to valleys in Oregon.

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Outburst flood

In geomorphology, an outburst flood, which is a type of megaflood, is a high-magnitude, low-frequency catastrophic flood involving the sudden release of water.

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In the geosciences, paleosol (palaeosol in Great Britain and Australia) can have two meanings.

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Palouse River

The Palouse River is a tributary of the Snake River in the northwest United States, located in Washington and Idaho.

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Palouse, Washington

Palouse is a city in Whitman County, Washington, United States.

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Palus people

The Palus are a Sahaptin tribe recognized in the Treaty of 1855 with the Yakamas, negotiated at the 1855 Walla Walla Council.

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Patriots (novel series)

The Patriots novel series is a five-novel series by best-selling survivalist novelist and former U.S. Army officer and blogger, James Wesley Rawles.

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The Pleistocene (often colloquially referred to as the Ice Age) is the geological epoch which lasted from about 2,588,000 to 11,700 years ago, spanning the world's most recent period of repeated glaciations.

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The Pliocene (also Pleiocene) Epoch is the epoch in the geologic timescale that extends from 5.333 million to 2.58 million years BP.

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Plummer, Idaho

Plummer is a city in Benewah County, Idaho, United States.

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Potlatch, Idaho

Potlatch is a city in the northwest United States, located in north central Idaho in Latah County, about east of the border with Washington.

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Pseudoroegneria spicata

Pseudoroegneria spicata is a species of grass known by the common name bluebunch wheatgrass.

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Puget Sound

Puget Sound is a sound along the northwestern coast of the U.S. state of Washington, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean, and part of the Salish Sea.

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Pullman, Washington

Pullman is the largest city in Whitman County, located in southeastern Washington state within the Palouse region of the Pacific Northwest.

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Riparian zone

A riparian zone or riparian area is the interface between land and a river or stream.

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Ritzville, Washington

Ritzville is a city in Adams County, Washington, United States.

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Rosalia, Washington

Rosalia is a town in Whitman County, Washington, United States It is an agricultural community in the Palouse region, at an elevation of 2238 feet (682 m) above sea level.

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Sediment is a naturally occurring material that is broken down by processes of weathering and erosion, and is subsequently transported by the action of wind, water, or ice, and/or by the force of gravity acting on the particles.

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Smoke Signals (film)

Smoke Signalsis a Canadian-American independent film released in 1998, directed and co-produced by Chris Eyre and with a screenplay by Sherman Alexie, based on the short story "This is What it Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona" from his book The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven (1993).

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Snake River

The Snake River is a major river of the greater Pacific Northwest region in the United States.

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Spokane, Washington

Spokane is a city in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States.

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Talent for the Game

Talent for the Game is a 1991 film about a baseball scout, directed by Robert M. Young.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The New York Times Company

The New York Times Company is an American media company which publishes its namesake, The New York Times.

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Thermoluminescence dating

Thermoluminescence dating (TL) is the determination, by means of measuring the accumulated radiation dose, of the time elapsed since material containing crystalline minerals was either heated (lava, ceramics) or exposed to sunlight (sediments).

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Toys (film)

Toys is a 1992 American fantasy comedy film directed by Barry Levinson, co-written by Levinson and Valerie Curtin, and starring Robin Williams, Michael Gambon, Joan Cusack, Robin Wright, LL Cool J, and Jamie Foxx in his feature film debut.

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A tractor is an engineering vehicle specifically designed to deliver at a high tractive effort (or torque) at slow speeds, for the purposes of hauling a trailer or machinery used in agriculture or construction.

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Umatilla County, Oregon

Umatilla County is a county located in the U.S. state of Oregon.

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An unconformity is a buried erosional or non-depositional surface separating two rock masses or strata of different ages, indicating that sediment deposition was not continuous.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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University of Idaho

The University of Idaho (officially abbreviated UI, locally referred to as "U of I" or "UIdaho") is the U.S. state of Idaho's oldest public university.

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University of Idaho Arboretum and Botanical Garden

The University of Idaho Arboretum and Botanical Garden is a major arboretum and botanical garden on the campus of the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho.

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Walla Walla County, Washington

Walla Walla County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington.

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Walla Walla, Washington

Walla Walla is the largest city and the county seat of Walla Walla County, Washington, United States.

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Washington (state)

Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.

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Washington State University

Washington State University (WSU) is a public research university in Pullman, Washington, in the Palouse region of the northwest United States. Founded in 1890, WSU (colloquially "Wazzu") is a land-grant university with programs in a broad range of academic disciplines. It is ranked in the top 140 universities in America with high research activity, as determined by U.S. News & World Report. With an undergraduate enrollment of 24,470 and a total enrollment of 29,686, it is the second largest institution of higher education in Washington state behind the University of Washington. The university also operates campuses across Washington known as WSU Spokane, WSU Tri-Cities, WSU Everett and WSU Vancouver, all founded in 1989. In 2012, WSU launched an Internet-based Global Campus, which includes its online degree program, WSU Online. These campuses award primarily bachelor's and master's degrees. Freshmen and sophomores were first admitted to the Vancouver campus in 2006 and to the Tri-Cities campus in 2007. Enrollment for the four campuses and WSU Online exceeds 29,686 students. This includes 1,751 international students. WSU's athletic teams are called the Cougars and the school colors are crimson and gray. Six men's and nine women's varsity teams compete in NCAA Division I in the Pac-12 Conference. Both men's and women's indoor track teams compete in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation.

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Wheat is a grass widely cultivated for its seed, a cereal grain which is a worldwide staple food.

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Whitman County, Washington

Whitman County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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World Wide Fund for Nature

The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is an international non-governmental organization founded in 1961, working in the field of the wilderness preservation, and the reduction of human impact on the environment.

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1992 in film

The year 1992 in film involved many significant film releases.

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1998 in film

The year 1998 in film involved many significant films including; Shakespeare in Love (which won the Academy Award for Best Picture), Saving Private Ryan, American History X, The Truman Show, Primary Colors, ''Rushmore'', Rush Hour, There's Something About Mary, The Big Lebowski, and Terrence Malick's directorial return in The Thin Red Line.

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