The Wild East? (image) The Earth Institute at Columbia University Share Print E-Mail Caption With the camera looking west, horses graze about 300 miles east of the 100th meridian. This area could become dryer if current projections of climate play out. Credit Kevin Krajick/Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Usage Restrictions Credit must be given. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.