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An Outline of
AMERICAN GEOGRAPHY
Regional Landscapes of the United States


By Stephen S. Birdsall and John Florin

~ 1 ~
Themes and Regions

~ 2 ~
The Physical Environment

~ 3 ~
Foundations of Human Activity

~ 4 ~
Megalopolis

~ 5 ~
The Manufacturing Core

~ 6 ~
The Bypassed East

~ 7 ~
Appalachia and the Ozarks

~ 8 ~
The Deep South

~ 9 ~
The Southern Coastlands

~ 10 ~
The Agricultural Core: The Deep North

~ 11 ~
The Great Plains and Prairies

~ 12 ~
The Empty Interior

~ 13 ~
The Southwest Border Area

~ 14 ~
California

~ 15 ~
The North Pacific Coast

~ 16 ~
The Northlands

~ 17 ~
Hawaii

~ 18 ~
State Capitals

~ 19 ~
Major U.S. Cities

~ 20 ~
Glossary

~ 21 ~
Maps

This volume is abridged from Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, Fourth Edition, by Stephen S. Birdsall and John Florin. Copyright 1992 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Authorized abridgement and translation from the English language edition published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

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