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State and national boundaries of the United States

Author: Gary Alden Smith
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book explains why and how state boundaries are placed where they are. It begins with general information about boundary placement, colonial boundaries, formation of territories, surveying and Supreme Court rulings. The 50 states are divided into ten regions (New England, Mid-Atlantic, Upper South, Lower South, Great Lakes, North Central, South Central, Rocky Mountain, West, and Noncontiguous). The text for  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smith, Gary Alden, 1940-
State and national boundaries of the United States.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co, ©2004
(OCoLC)625036740
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Alden Smith
ISBN: 0786418613 9780786418619
OCLC Number: 54852720
Description: x, 230 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Contents: New England region. Connecticut ; Maine ; Massachusetts ; New Hampshire ; Rhode Island ; Vermont --
Mid-Atlantic region. Delaware ; Maryland ; Washington, D.C. ; New Jersey ; New York ; Pennsylvania --
Upper South region. Kentucky ; North Carolina ; Tennessee ; Virginia ; West Virginia --
Lower South region. Alabama ; Florida ; Georgia ; Mississippi ; South Carolina --
Great Lakes region. Illinois ; Indiana ; Michigan ; Ohio ; Wisconsin --
North Central region. Iowa ; Minnesota ; Nebraska ; North Dakota ; South Dakota --
South Central region. Arkansas ; Kansas ; Louisiana ; Missouri ; Oklahoma ; Texas --
Rocky Mountain region. Arizona ; Colorado ; Montana ; New Mexico ; Utah ; Wyoming --
West region. California ; Idaho ; Nevada ; Oregon ; Washington --
Noncontiguous region. Alaska ; Hawaii.
Responsibility: Gary Alden Smith.
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With the exception of oceans, boundaries are artificial, man-made divisions of geography that many times make little sense and sometimes no sense at all. The answers to these questions and many more  Read more...

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