The earth and man: a human geography

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Macmillan Co., 1948 - Science - 696 pages

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Contents

INTRODUCTION 1 The Growth of Geographic Knowledge and the Field of Geography
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HIS DISTRIBUTION AND NUMBERS 2 Man His Numbers and Distribution
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Factors Affecting the Population Pattern
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Kentucky Mountain home on Messer Branch
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Valley of Greasy Creek eastern Kentucky
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Wheat harvest in the Saskatchewan
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A modern ocean liner
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_JL Economic Activities and the Population Pattern
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Savanna grassland Africa
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Bluestem prairie Nebraska
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Steppe grassland Colorado
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A giant Joshua tree California Upper right Giant colum nar cactus Arizona Bottom Sagebrush Utah
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Tundra of the Lower Ob River Siberia
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Reindeer and tundra of northwestern Siberia
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Space Relationships
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The lower end of Manhattan Island
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A group of migrating Kalahari Bushmen
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Nomadic Kirghiz and their yurt
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A Canadian ranch in Alberta
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A Congo basin agricultural village
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An agricultural scene in southern Japan
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An agricultural scene in northern Illinois
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A Labrador fishing village
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Population Changes and Population Problems
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Its Factors and Functions
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The great dike at Wieringen Holland 85
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Two types of Nebraska sod house
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Fishing in the Shinano River Echigo Plain Japan
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The stone money of Yap
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Stock farm in the Bluegrass of Kentucky
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Typical Kentucky Mountain topography
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Typical Australian black
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Australian blacks building a gunyah or shelter
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Natural Agencies Producing Change
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Hibernia Bank Building after the San Francisco earthquake
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Destruction of Hoopulua Hawaii by a lava flow
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Flood stage of the Pea River Alabama
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Effects of drought Cimarron County Texas
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Tornado cloud and funnel Hardtner Kansas
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Tornado damage Murphyboro Illinois
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A Worcester Massachusetts street after the New England hurricane
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Seaside Avenue Atlantic City New Jersey after the hurricane of September 1944
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After the Blackwater fire Wyoming
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Human Agencies Producing Change De forestation Fires and Drainage
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A virgin stand of white pine in northeastern Minnesota
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Cutover land in Menominee County Michigan
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Spud Hill fire in the Columbia National Forest Washington
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Holland
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Grazing the Extractive Industries and Irrigation
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Cattle grazing on good shortgrass range Montana
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A manmade desert resulting from misuse of natural opportunity
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A coal mine in the Karaganda field Siberia
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Farmstead in the irrigated Kittitas Valley Washington
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An average farmstead in the Belle Fourche Irrigation Project South Dakota Middle An alkali spot in the Belle Fourche Irrigation Project Bottom Aban...
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Agriculture
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Sheet erosion Latah County Idaho
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Initiation of gullying Fillmore County Minnesota
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Development of gullies Floyd County Georgia
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Fluctuation of stream flow Obion Creek western Kentucky
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Removal of all soil and exposure of bare rock by soil erosion Anderson County central Kentucky
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An approaching dust storm Prowers County southeastern Colorado
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Strip cropping Winona County Minnesota
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Contour plowing and strip cropping Lancaster County Pennsylvania
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Fresh terraces Houston County Minnesota
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Basin furrowing near Humboldt Nebraska
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Sunshine and Temperature
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Citrus orchard on an alluvial fan California
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Atmospheric Moisture and Dust
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Dust storm southeastern Colorado
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Fogs Clouds and Precipitation
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Cumulus clouds
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Cirrus clouds
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Sleet damage Litchfield Connecticut
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Hail damage to tobacco
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Snow an aid to travel in northern Siberia
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Winds
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Tornado damage
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Winds and Weather
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Soils
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Results of a heavy rain on a cultivated slope northwestern Missouri
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Active dunes in the Arkansas River Valley northwestern Kansas
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Inland Waterways and Navigation
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Dock and packet boats Paducah Kentucky
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Dam and Lock 7 on the Upper Mississippi River near La Crosse Wisconsin
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Loading lumber at Portland Oregon
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Port facilities at Stockton California
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Freight terminal and terminal facilities at Louisville Kentucky
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Looking down on the business section and harbor of Duluth Minnesota
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Locks at Sault Ste Marie
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Typical lake freighters discharging iron ore at Cleveland Ohio
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Motorized steel oil barge on the New York State Barge Canal
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Loading cotton and other freight Houston Texas
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The canal network north of Amsterdam Holland
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A scene on the delta of the Shinano River Japan Bottom The busy Sumida River Japan
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Inland Waters and Power Development
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Downstream face of Wheeler Dam Tennessee River
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Boulder Dam and Lake Mead
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Coulee Dam and the surrounding country
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Inland Waters and Irrigation
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Irrigated strawberry farm southern Michigan
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A Los Angeles County orange grove
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Irrigation by well northeastern Colorado
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The Imperial Dam and the AllAmerican Canal Bottom The AllAmerican Canal crossing the desert
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Water Supply
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A cistern in western Kentucky
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A sinkhole in central Kentucky
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The source of water supply for Boulder Colorado Bottom The Beacon Hill reservoir of the Seattle water system
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Parker Dam and reservoir on the Colorado River Bottom In take pumping plant two miles below Parker Dam
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Miscellaneous Uses of Inland Waters
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One of the Amethyst Lakes Jasper National Park Canada
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Vernal Falls Yosemite Valley California
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Lake Tahoe California
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Cabin camp on the Baptism River Minnesota
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The High Falls of the Pigeon River Minnesota
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The bathing beach at Boonesboro Kentucky
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Levee on the Mississippi River
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A contrast in stream flow Minnehaha Falls Minnesota
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Lowlands
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Hilly topography of the inner margin of the Gulf Coastal Plain west ern Kentucky
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Harvesting spinach near Norfolk Virginia
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Log house in a hilly portion of the Gulf Coastal Plain Bottom Dog trot house western Kentucky
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Living conditions alluvial plain of the Mississippi River Middle Clearing and house set on posts alluvial plain of the Mississippi River Bottom School...
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Alluvial plain of the Mississippi River under levee
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Outwash plain and terminal moraine southern Michigan
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Prosperous dairy farm in southern Wisconsin
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Harvesting grain on the former bottom of glacial Lake Agassiz
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House at Great Crossing Inner Bluegrass region Kentucky Bot tom Scene on the Paris Pike near Lexington Kentucky
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Winding ridge road Eden shale belt Bluegrass region Kentucky
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One of the better farm houses Outer Bluegrass region Ken tucky Bottom Topography and crops of the Outer Bluegrass region Kentucky
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Highlands
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Road up the valley of Quicksand Creek Kentucky Mountains
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A steep slope in corn at the head of a cove Kentucky Mountains
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A Kentucky Mountain home
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Typical farmstead and topography of the glaciated upland of north eastern Minnesota
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Trucking out white pine logs northeastern Minnesota
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A heavy grade on the Canadian Pacific Railroad in British Columbia
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Lake Louise in the Canadian Selkirks
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Crater Lake Oregon
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Yosemite Falls California Right Lower Falls and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone Wyoming
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Minerals
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The Oceans and Their Coasts
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Looking easterly across Elliott Bay and the city of Seattle
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Beach scene Miami Florida
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Pemaquid Point Lighthouse on the coast of Maine
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Plant and Animal
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Tropical rain forest southern Nigeria Bottom A waterway choked with vegetation in the drainage of the Rio Negro Brazil
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A virgin stand of beech North Carolina
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Palm and thorn forest Tanganyika Africa
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California chaparral
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Scattered oaks and grassland of the Coast Range of California Bottom Coniferous forest of the Sierras California
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A redwood forest in northern California
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A Puget Sound Douglas fir forest
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Virgin longleaf pine forest Florida
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A mature stand of white pine northern Minnesota
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Taiga or the subarctic forest of Siberia
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HOW MAN OBTAINS HIS LIVELIHOOD 28 Primitive Hunting and Fishing Populations
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Akatingevahs tupic his summer home
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Sipsoos igloo in a winter village
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Two Eskimos building a snow house
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A group of Kalahari Bushmen and their reed shelter
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An old Bushman and child
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Kalahari Bushmen women and children
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A family of Pygmies in the Ituri Forest
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A typical Pygmy of the Ituri Forest
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Nomadic and Commercial
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Kirghiz migrating to summer pastures
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Kirghiz women milking a yak
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Typical Navajo range with band of sheep and goats
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Summer hogan built of short juniper limbs Bottom Winter hogan
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Navajo cattle and poor range Bottom Navajo women weaving a rug
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Ranch and sheep near Calgary Canada
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A California cattle ranch in the Salinas Valley
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Primitive Agriculture
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A Saramaccaner village Dutch Guiana
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A Djuka corial or dugout negotiating a rapids
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A Saramaccaner man in typical attire Right A Saramaccaner women pounding cassava flour
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Djuka drummers and elaborately carved drums
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The pueblo of Walpi
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A portion of the pueblo of Mishongnovi
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A Hopi melon patch near Hotevilla
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Oriental Agriculture
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An agricultural scene in east central China
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A remarkable case of terracing in the Philippines
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Rice land in east central Honshu Japan
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An agricultural scene in late April on the rice lands of the Ishikari Plain Hokkaido
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Plowing a wet rice paddy in southern Honshu
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An agricultural scene on the Kwanto Plain Japan
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An agricultural scene in late May eastern Honshu
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A Japanese threshing machine in full swing
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Buckets of fertilizer on their way to the farm Kyoto Japan
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Fertilizing sweet potatoes Japan
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Farm homestead and silo Ishikari Plain Hokkaido
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Hereford yearlings in Sudan grass pasture eastern Nebraska
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Occidental Agriculture of Intermediate Latitudes
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Harvesting wheat in the Palouse Hills eastern Washington
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Wheat threshing in southern Alberta Canada
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The Kuban State Farm U S S R
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A southcentral Wisconsin dairy farm
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A prosperous dairy farm in the Willamette Valley Oregon
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Irrigating a field of lettuce New Jersey
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Threshing peanuts near Norfolk Virginia
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Irrigated apple orchard in eastern Washington
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Plantation Agriculture
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Bananas ready for harvest Cuba
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Plowing to prepare for planting planting and harvesting of sugar cane Cuba
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eightyearold planting of rubber trees northern Sumatra
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Tapping a rubber tree on an East Indian plantation
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The home of the manager of a rubber plantation northern Sumatra Bottom Houses of the Indonesian laborers on a rubber plan tation northern Sumat...
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Nursery at Belterra with budded trees Bottom Hillside planting of rubber trees Fordlandia
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Forests and the Forest Industries
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Piling spruce pulpwood Minnesota Middle Hauling tie cuts with a caterpillar tractor Wisconsin Bottom Driving the Littlefork River Minnesota
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Cutting shortleaf pine Arkansas Upper right Loading a truck with logs Texas Bottom Loaded log train Arkansas
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Preparing a tree for the collection of turpentine Florida Upper right Pouring gum from cup into hand barrel Florida Middle Gathering the take of the ...
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Caterpillar tractor operating in a Puget Sound forest Washington
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Loading large timbers on a ship Portland Oregon
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Mechanized logging in the Siberian taiga
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Cutover land in the first stages of clearing Upper Peninsula of Michigan Bottom The results of 30 years of clearing on the same farm in the Upper Pe...
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Mining
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Hydraulic gold mine California
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Stripmining of coal Indiana
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Oil derricks Signal Hill California Middle Drilling for oil Huntington Beach California Bottom Oil wells at Summerland Cali fornia
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Tipple of coal mine eastern Kentucky
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General view of a coal mining camp eastern Kentucky Bot tom Street scene in a coal mining camp eastern Kentucky
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The milliondollar tipple at Lynch eastern Kentucky Bottom Miners houses at Lynch Kentucky
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Part of the HullRustMahoning openpit iron mine northeastern Minnesota
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Howard Street Hibbing Minnesota
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Mechanized loading equipment of a U S S R coal mine
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Fishing and Sea Hunting
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Kitwanga totem poles
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Small fishing village on the west coast of Honshu
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Fishermens Wharf San Francisco
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Taking salmon with a purse seine Alaska Middle Brailing salmon from a trap Alaska Bottom An Alaskan salmon cannery
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Asari a fishing village in western Hokkaido Bottom Fishermens houses in Asari
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Kettles for cooking fish fish presses and curing fish Asari Hokkaido
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Typical Newfoundland homestead of the better sort Bottom A Newfoundland garden
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Newfoundland coast line and fenced garden with growing cabbages
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Waterfront at St Johns Newfoundland
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Transportation
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Transportation in Osaka Japan
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A Chinese wheelbarrow
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Siberian hunters using reindeer as saddle animals
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Calling for the mail at Flingville Kentucky
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Hokkaido carts Bottom A Japanese wagon Kyoto
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Road up Meatscaffold Creek eastern Kentucky
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An unimproved road near Brookings South Dakota about 1904
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The Pennsylvania Turnpike at the Bedford Interchange
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Part of the Manhattan connection of the Triborough Bridge project Bottom East River Drive New York City
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The old Chesapeake and Ohio Canal
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A steel motorship on the New York State Barge Canal
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The Atlantic locomotive of 1832
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A modern streamlined train the Capitol Limited Bottom A modern freight train with a load of coal
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Three stages in the evolution of the modern automobile
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The lower end of Manhattan Island and the America a modern ocean liner Bottom Freighters in the harbor at Tampa Florida
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A stratoliner Bottom A giant war bird the Boeing B29
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A jetpropelled fighter plane the Lockheed P80 B
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Commerce and Industry
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Pottery at Pottertown western Kentucky
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A Tampa cigar factory
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Iron from the blast furnaces on its way to the steel mill Zaporozhe U S S R
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Manitowoc Wisconsin plant of the Whitehouse Milk Company
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A New Hampshire blanket mill Bottom Interior of a modern textile mill
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Rouge plant of the Ford Motor Company Bottom A blast furnace at the Rouge Plant of the Ford Motor Company
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Final assembly line at the Rouge Plant of the Ford Motor Company
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Cities and Urbanization
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View of Portland Oregon with Mt Hood in the distance
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Main street of Amana Iowa
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Looking east across Nashville Tennessee
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San Francisco California and the bridges
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Miami on the Straits of Florida
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The heart of Los Angeles California
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Revelstoke British Columbia on the Columbia River
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Three Kentucky towns built around the courthouse square
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Karl Marx Street Khabarovsk Siberia
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The skyline of lower Manhattan Island from Manhattan Bridge
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A rear view in midtown Manhattan with the many storied Rocke feller Center in the background
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Henry Hudson Parkway New York City
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Tall hotel buildings clustered around Central Park New York City
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Afterword
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APPENDIX 41 The Development of Mapping
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Map Projection
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The Earths Dimensions and Mathematical Location
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Map Scales
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Direction on Maps and Magnetic Declination
618
Representation of Elevation and Relief on Maps
621
Land Survey
624
Solar Relations
627
Measurement of Time
632
Climatic Types
637
Weather Prediction
651
Soil Classification
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Supplementary Climatic Maps
667
Miscellaneous Tables
674
INDEX
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