Red River Land: History of the Red River: Part 2

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Red River Land is a series of programs about North Dakota developed in the 1960s for educational purposes by Erling Rolfsrud, educator, historian and writer, in conjunction with Prairie Public Television, as it was then known.


Erling Rolfsrud explains how the glaciers affected the geography of the Red River Valley.  The film also covers the history of mammoth Lake Agassiz, including how it originally formed and historic water levels that have affected the way the Red River Valley looks today.



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Source

Red River Land, Prairie Public & NCCST, Erling Rolfsrud.

Grade Level

3 - 12

Subject Matter

Social Studies, Science

Related Media

  1. Red River Land: History of the Red River: Part 1
    Video: How did the Red River come to be?
  2. Red River Land: History of the Red River: Part 3
    Video: Erling Rolfsrud answers some questions about the Red River of the North.
  3. Red River Land: History of the Red River: Part 4
    Video: The telltale signs of a huge glacier are all over Red River land.