Regional landscapes of the United States and Canada
John Wiley, Feb 3, 1999 - Science - 450 pages
Written in a clearer and more active style, this new edition provides a comprehensive treatment of the countries' geographies. It explains clearly geographers' conceptual insights and interpretations while posing thought-provoking perspectives about North America's land and people. It features a regional approach, and has been raised for its excellent introduction to major geographic concepts and fundamental themes.
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