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Regional Geography of the United States and Canada / Edition 2
     

Regional Geography of the United States and Canada / Edition 2

by Tom L. McKnight
 

ISBN-10: 0134564847

ISBN-13: 9780134564845

Pub. Date: 03/28/1997

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

The well-known author of this best-selling book focuses on landscape appreciation of the regional geography of the United States and Canada. He emphasizes the description and interpretation of North American landscapes, including their development. Issues such as ecosystems, urban changes, agriculture, and inland waterways are all visited in depth. Up-to-date maps

Overview

The well-known author of this best-selling book focuses on landscape appreciation of the regional geography of the United States and Canada. He emphasizes the description and interpretation of North American landscapes, including their development. Issues such as ecosystems, urban changes, agriculture, and inland waterways are all visited in depth. Up-to-date maps and information make this book different from any other on the market; it covers such topics as: the North American continent; the physical environment; population; cities; regions; the Atlantic Northeast; French Canada; megalopoli; the Appalachians and Ozarks; the inland South; the Southeastern coast; the Heartland; the Great Plains and prairies; the Rocky Mountains; the intermontane West; the California region; the Hawaiian Islands; the North Pacific coast; the boreal forest; and the Arctic. Not only an excellent desk reference for geographers and geologists, this book can be an excellent addition to any home or school library.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780134564845
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
03/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.01(d)

Table of Contents

1. The North American Continent.
2. The Physical Environment.
3. Population.
4. The North American City.
5. Regions of the United States and Canada.
6. The Atlantic Northeast.
7. French Canada.
8. Megalopolis.
9. The Appalachians and the Ozarks.
10. The Inland South.
11. The Southeastern Coast.
12. The Heartland.
13. The Great Plains and Prairies.
14. The Rocky Mountains.
15. The Intermontane West.
16. The California Region.
17. The Hawaiian Islands.
18. The North Pacific Coast.
19. The Boreal Forest.
20. The Arctic.

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