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Regional Geography of the United StatesRegions of the United States:The Bypassed EastMichael MercierSchool of Geography & Earth SciencesFebruary 28, 2012
Regional Geography of the United StatesLecture OutlineIntroductionThe geographical extent of the AtlanticNortheastThe character of the regionThe physical settingHuman settlement – past and presentThe economic livelihood of the regionQuestions for ConsiderationSummary/ConclusionReadings: Ch. 7
Regional Geography of the United StatesThe Geographical Extent of the RegionTwo countries, 4 states and 4 provinces– New England
Regional Geography of the United StatesCharacter of the RegionA largely rural and poor landscapeA region of natural beautyEconomic hardships• Population:
Regional Geography of the United StatesThe Physical SettingPhysiographic features– Embayed coast– Mountains
Regional Geography of the United StatesThe Physical Setting• Climate– Humid continental climate with limited maritimeinfluence– Mt Washington
Regional Geography of the United StatesThe Physical Setting• Vegetation/Soils/AnimalsThe Environment

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Term
Fall
Professor
MERCIER
Tags
Geography, Humid continental climate, Regional geography, Oceanic climate

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