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Unformatted text preview: o Alternatives, opportunity o Efficiencies, convenience o Independence o Contemporary, innovative Manufacturing Core Resource Advantages: • Mineral fuel deposits • Accessibility resources: harbors, rivers, Great Lakes • Agriculture: soils, topography • Relative locations of coal and metallic ore provide additional benefits (iron ore around Great Lakes and coal around Appalachians) • The Mississippi River: o Used to transport bulky raw materials o Limitation: have to go slow to save energy and expense...
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This note was uploaded on 06/12/2011 for the course GEOG 260 taught by Professor Florin during the Spring '11 term at UNC.
- Spring '11