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California
     

California

by Gary L. Peters
 

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This updated version of the classic text takes a regional approach to exploring the state of California. Introductory chapters focus on the physical and cultural characteristics of the state as a whole. The remainder of the volume looks at each of 17 regions in turn, providing a geographical perspective on the Golden State's metropolitan areas, agricultural landscapes

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This updated version of the classic text takes a regional approach to exploring the state of California. Introductory chapters focus on the physical and cultural characteristics of the state as a whole. The remainder of the volume looks at each of 17 regions in turn, providing a geographical perspective on the Golden State's metropolitan areas, agricultural landscapes, mountainous realms, and desert lands. Illustrated throughout with b&w photographs, the volume is accompanied by a full-color CD-ROM. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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New edition of an eclectic textbook on California's geography. Topics covered include the intermontane realm, GEMS, the fog belt, the San Francisco-LA rivalry, earthquakes, California's agriculture, hydroelectric power, rail transport, and wildernesses. Also includes historical perspectives and a lot of information about California's cities, towns, freeways, and industries. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787255770
Publisher:
Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company
Publication date:
12/01/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

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