Cultural Resources of the Ohio River Floodplain in Illinois,
CORPS OF ENGINEERS HUNTINGTON WV HUNTINGTON DISTRICT
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The study area in Illinois includes portions of two major physiographic provinces the Interior Low Plateaus Province and the Gulf Coastal Plain Province. The Shawnee Hills section of the Interior Low Plateaus Province extends from the mouth of the Wabash River to Bay Creek river miles 848-908. There are two sections of the Gulf Coastal Plain Province in the project area. The Mississippi Plateau section of this province extends from Bay Creek to the mouth of the Tennessee River river miles 909-934, and the Mississippi Embayment section of the same province extends from the Tennessee River to the mouth of the Ohio at the Mississippi River river miles 935-981.
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