Geography of Transportation

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Inter-India Publications, Jan 1, 1990 - Transportation - 338 pages
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Transport plays a very significant role inthe development of a region. A systematic analysis of the transportational features to provide proper perspective for development plans is very essential. In this context, Dr. Pandey's book provides a substantial contribution to the new dimensionso f goegraphial knowledge and environmental planning. The present book traces the evolutionof transport sytem of Western Madhya Pradesh from ancient period to modern times giving a clue to the various historical and economic forces which have moulded the existing transport network. The author has studied different transportational feaures at the interregional and intra-regional, urban and rural levels. In addition, he has analysed traffic movement in all aspects showing depth of knowledge of local conditions and has given practical suggestions based upon scientific study of the region. In short it is a valuable book for th discipline of geography and an excellent guide for researchers and planners.

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The Physical Setting
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The Cultural Landscape
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