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Winter 2018-19 (T2)Dr. Michael MercierGEOG 2RU3Regional Geography of the United StatesRegions of the United States:The Atlantic Periphery
Introduction: the Atlantic PeripheryThe Geographical ExtentThe Character of the RegionThe Physical SettingHuman SettlementContemporary Population & UrbanismEconomic LivelihoodQuestions for ConsiderationSummary/ConclusionReadings:Chapter 5Lecture Outline
The Geographical Extent of the Region
The Geographical Extent of the RegionAtlantic Periphery:MaineNew HampshireVermontNew YorkNova ScotiaNew BrunswickP.E.I.Newfoundland &Labrador
The Geographical Extent of the RegionAtlantic Periphery:Portland (ME)Burlington (VT)Manchester (NH)MetropolitanAreaPopulation (2017)PopulationChange(2010-2017)Portland (ME)532, 083+ 3.5 %
Physical character:A region of natural beauty: significant mountains, forested,agriculture and forestry is difficultEconomic hardshipCultural character:Rural & poor; compare with MegalopolisRelaxed & slow-paced; compare with MegalopolisDispersed population and in declineNew EnglandCharacter of the Region
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Term
Fall
Professor
MERCIER
Tags
Geography, Quebec, Vermont, Maine, economic livelihood, Dispersed settlement, Atlantic Periphery

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