An Outline of American Geography
by Stephen S. Birdsall, John Florin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1992
Number of pages: 416
This online ebook is abridged from Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, Fourth Edition. The book is about the geography of the United States. And although the authors look at the country's physical geography, the central interest is not landforms, climate, soils, or vegetation but the human imprint on the landscape.
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