Highway travel in Washington, New York, Boston, Megalopolis. Prepared for U.S. Dept. of Commerce. by Smith (Wilbur) and Associates

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SeriesPB 166 881
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Commerce
LC ClassificationsHE371 A33 S65
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Paginationviii, 172 p.
Number of Pages172
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French geographer Jean Gottmann popularized the term in his book Megalopolis: The Urbanized Northeastern Seaboard of the United fact, his conclusion was that the various cities contained in the region, especially Washington, D.C.,Baltimore, Boston, New York City, and Boston,are so uniquely tied to each other through their.

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