Land Between Two Rivers
The Upper Iowa River: Part 1 (#107)
This program surveys the Iowa Surface and the Paleozoic Plateau, also called the Driftless Region and the caves and swallow holes that make up karst topography. The development of springs, aquifers and other water sources is studied as well as rock and land formations and plant life that surround them. [29 minutes]
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- Social Studies
- Series Length
- 8 episodes
- Average Episode Length
- 29 minutes
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- Recording/duplication allowed in perpetuity. If you miss the broadcast, contact your AEA for copies.
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Series Description: LAND BETWEEN TWO RIVERS: PART 1 is a geological and natural history of Iowa which focuses on four major rivers in the state: the Des Moines, the Upper Iowa, the Nishnabotna and the Little Sioux. The commentary of geologists, naturalists and other specialists provides information about glacial activity, the areas' early inhabitants and the impact of modern civilization on the environment.
All Upcoming Episodes
There are no broadcasts currently planned. Please check back for future broadcast dates.
These episodes of Land Between Two Rivers aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.
- The Upper Iowa River: Part 2 (#108)
- The Upper Iowa River: Part 1 (#107)
- The Little Sioux River: Part 2 (#106)
- The Little Sioux River: Part 1 (#105)
- The Nishnabotna River: Part 2 (#104)
- The Nishnabotna River: Part 1 (#103)
- The Des Moines River: Part 2 (#102)
- Des Moines River: Perspectives On Utilization (#101)