Overview:Megalopolis - Touring North America S. - internationgal geographical congressDiscover the American megalopolisnfrom Washington, D.C., to Bostonnhand-in-hand with a leading authority on the urban landscape! This travel guide offers a unique eight-day tour of the most complex and vibrant urban scene in North America. Take this this eye-opening book along as you drive up the Eastern seaboard from Washington, D.C., through Baltimore, Wilmington, Philadelphia, Atlantic City, along the Jersey Shore, to New York City, central Connecticut, Providence, and Boston; and you'll find out just what makes this region so extraordinary. Borchert comments on everything that's likely to catch your attentionnfrom the lay of the land to the taste of the food, from nineteenth-century canals to NASA's Space Flight Center, from rowhouses to skyscrapers, from early watermills to atomic power plants, from Amish farms to the Boston Common. Megalopolis makes the best of traveling companions: compact, informed, and lively. You'll want to read and reread it as you plan, take, and relive your trip! John R. Borchert, a professor of geography at the University of Minnesota, is an internationally recognized expert on urban geography.***A volume in Touring North America, a new series of thirteen guides by geographers for the curious traveler. The guides provide stop-by-stop tours to the most interesting places in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. They tell you what to seenand what it means! This innovative series, specially commissioned for the International Geographical Congress 1992 and featuring maps by National Geographic Society cartographers, will be invaluable to the visitor and the native alike.

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