ERIC Number: EJ351580
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Rivers, Towns, and Topographic Maps.
Raitz, Karl B.
Journal of Geography, v86 n2 p68-76 Mar-Apr 1987
Provides a brief synopsis of how geographic features molded transportation history in the United States. Special emphasis is put on the relationship between river transportation and the formation of towns. Included are examples which show how topographic maps illustrate why certain locations were chosen for settlements. (JDH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
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