Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada / Edition 5

Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada / Edition 5

by Stephen S. Birdsall, John W. Florin, Margo L. Price
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0471009989

ISBN-13: 9780471009986

Pub. Date: 01/28/1999

Publisher: Wiley

This Fourth Edition, which emphasizes a regional approach rather than a topical one, has been updated to include data from the 1990 U.S. Population Census. It also includes a chapter focusing specifically on environmental problems and the future of North America.

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This Fourth Edition, which emphasizes a regional approach rather than a topical one, has been updated to include data from the 1990 U.S. Population Census. It also includes a chapter focusing specifically on environmental problems and the future of North America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471009986
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.89(d)

Table of Contents

Regions and Themes.
Geographic Patterns of the Physical Environment.
Foundations of Human Activity.
Megalopolis.
North America's Manufacturing Core.
Canada's National Core.
The Bypassed East.
Appalachia and the Ozarks.
The Changing South.
The Southern Coastlands: On the Subtropical Margin.
The Agricultural Core.
The Great Plains and Prairies.
The Empty Interior.
The Southwest Border Area: Tricultural Development.
California.
North Pacific Coast.
The Northlands.
Hawaii.
Postlude.
Glossary.
The Map Appendix.
Index.
Photo Credits.

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