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Unformatted text preview: Jarrad Cormier GEOG 201-502 1-29-08 Activity 1 A) I t is quite evident from the fi rst map that the high, or above average, density states are located on the Eastern coast of the United States, whereas the low density states are located in the Central and Western United States. Some exceptions are California and Washington on the West coast, and Texas in the middle. B) Map two shows that the distribution of population density in the United States is in clusters. Generally speaking, the states with population densities below the average are located in the Central and Western United States. States with densities that are just above the national average tend to be located in the Southeast United States. Besides from California, the states with population densities more than twice the average are located in the middle of the Eastern Coast. The states that are more than four and even eight times the average are located solely in the Northeast United States. C) Whereas map one just shows population density practically being divided in half in the middle of the count ry, map two, because of the five categories shows the most dense states being located in the Northeast. The second map also shows the real portrayal of density, being in clusters rather than big sections. D) The second map would be the best one to use because i t shows exactly what states have the most people that would be introduced to a new product. ...
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2008 for the course GEOG 203 taught by Professor Guneralph during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.
- Spring '08