ERIC Number: ED190419
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Compact Geography of the Netherlands. (Third Edition).
Information and Documentation Centre for the Geography of the Netherlands, Utrecht.
This document presents information on the physical and human geography of the Netherlands. In this third revised edition, the contents have been brought up-to-date and expanded. In addition, sections on physical planning and environmental problems have been added. The booklet is intended for use by geography classroom teachers and students at upper elementary and secondary levels. The booklet contains 19 short descriptive analyses. Each section is well illustrated with diagrams and maps. Titles of the sections are The High and Low Netherlands, Land Reclamation, Polders, The Zuyder Zee Works, The Delta Works, Water Control, Demography, Distribution of the Population, The Randstad, The Economy, Agriculture, Mineral Production, Industry, Trade and Traffic, Amsterdam and Rotterdam, Physical Planning, and The Environment. Reproduction of maps and materials in the document is encouraged for classroom and review purposes. (DB)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Geographic Regions, Geography Instruction, Human Geography, Instructional Materials, Maps, Physical Geography, Resource Materials, Social Studies, Units of Study
Information and Document Centre for the Geography of the Netherlands, Heidelberglann 2, 3508 TC, Utrecht, Netherlands (free)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Information and Documentation Centre for the Geography of the Netherlands, Utrecht.
Note: For related documents, see ED 115 575 and SO 012 682. Maps throughout the text may not reproduce clearly in paper copy.