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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.
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In this regionally organized text, the author applies his well-known focus on landscape appreciation to the regional geography of North America. This approach emphasizes the description and interpretation of North American landscapes, including their sequential development. Issues ranging from ecosystems and urban morphology to agriculture and inland waterways are all studied in-depth.From the Back Cover:
Regional Geography of the US and Canada provides readers with the most up-to-date information available for each region. Emphasizes the description and interpretation of North American landscapes, including their sequential development. Covers ecosystems, urban morphology, agriculture and inland waterways. Includes a significantly revised and upgraded mapping program. Discusses environmental and ecological issues. Ideal for readers looking for an introduction to the Geography of the United States and Canada.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 1991. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0133529568
Book Description Prentice Hall, 1991. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0133529568
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