Online Atlas of the United States and Canada

2002 Edition

Kenneth C. Martis

Professor of Geography

West Virginia University

 

The Online Atlas of the United States and Canada includes more than 100 color maps of the US and Canada. It is PowerPoint formatted and supplements information provided in Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada.


PowerPoint 97 (Windows) and PowerPoint 98 (Macintosh) viewers are available at Microsoft's Free Downloads page for users who have systems that are not equiped to read these files.

Table of Contents
Forward
Preface
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1
Chapter 2 - Part A
Chapter 2 - Part B
Chapter 3 - Part A
Chapter 3 - Part B
Chapter 3 - Part C
Chapter 3 - Part D
Chapter 3 - Part E
Chapter 3 - Part F
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9 - Part A
Chapter 9 - Part B
Chapter 9 - Part C
Chapter 9 - Part D
Chapter 9 - Part E
Chapter 9 - Part F
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapters 13 and 14 - Part A
Chapters 13 and 14 - Part B
Chapters 13 and 14 - Part C
Chapters 13 and 14 - Part D
Chapters 13 and 14 - Part E
Chapters 13 and 14 - Part F
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 18

Table of Contents

 

 

 

Chapter One - Regions and Themes

1.      Chapter Title

2.      Regions of the United States and Canada - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 10.

3.      Regions of the United States and Canada - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 10.

4.      Regions of the United States and Canada - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 10.

5.      Regions of the United States and Canada - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 10.

6.      Regions of the United States and Canada - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 10.

7.      Urban Expansion by the Year 2000 - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 12.

8.      Relative Population Change, 1990-1997 - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 17.

9.      Median Household Income, 1993 - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 19.

10.  Megalopolis Region Map - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 75 as depicted in http://www.usia.gov/products/pubs/geography

11.  Base Map of the United States and Canada - John Wiley & Sons Inc. and Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, edited and colorized by Kenneth C. Martis and Chad M. Paul.

12.  Chapter Title

 

 

Chapter Two - Geographic Patterns of the Physical Environment

Part A
Part B

1.      Chapter Title

2.      Precipitation - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 35.

3.      Mineral Fuels Except Coal - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 44.

4.      New York City’s Water System - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 49.

5.      Physiographic Regions - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 25, colorized by Kenneth C. Martis and Chad M. Paul.

6.      United States topographic map - http://www.usgs.gov/reports/misc/Misc._Investigations_Series_Maps_(I_Series)/I_2206/usa_dem.gif

7.      United States physiographic provinces central east coast - http://capp.water.usgs.gov/gwa/ch_l/gif/L003.GIF

8.      United States physiographic provinces Four Corners region - http://capp.water.usgs.gov/gwa/ch_c/jpeg/C001.jpeg

9.      United States physiographic provinces California and Nevada - http://capp.water.usgs.gov/gwa/ch_b/gif/b008.gif

10.  Storm Tracks - Online Regional Atlas of the United States and Canada - Kenneth C. Martis and Chad M. Paul.

11.  Annual Average Temperature - National Centers for Environmental Prediction - http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/index_frame.html

12.  Annual Average Precipitation - Oregon Climate Service - http://www.ocs.orst.edu/prism/prism_products.html

13.  Average Annual Precipitation, Western United States - Oregon Climate Service - http://www.ocs.orst.edu/prism/prism_products.html

14.  Ecosystem Domains - United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service - http://www.fs.fed.us/colorimagemap/ecoreg1_domains.html

15.  Climate Regions - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 37, colorized by Kenneth C. Martis and Chad M. Paul.

16.  Vegetation Regions - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 38, colorized by Kenneth C. Martis and Chad M. Paul.

17.  Forest Cover - United States Department of Agriculture - Forest Service - http://www.srsfia.usfs.msstate.edu/rpa/rpa93.htm (similar site)

18.  Soil Types - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 42, colorized by Kenneth C. Martis and Chad M. Paul.

19.  Chapter Title

 

 

Chapter Three - Foundations of Human Activity

Part A
Part B
Part C
Part D
Part E
Part F

1.      Chapter Title

2.      Expansion of the European Settlement of Frontier in Canada - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 58.

3.      Largest Urban Areas in Canada and the United States - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 65.

4.      Eating Preferences - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 67.

5.      Episcopal Church - Glenmary Research Center - Atlas of Religious Change in America, 1952-1990, page 55.

6.      Persons of Norwegian Ancestry - Minnesota Planning - http://www.lmic.state.mn.us/dnet/maplib/ancestry/us/norweg.gif

7.      Persons of Swedish Ancestry - Minnesota Planning -  http://www.lmic.state.mn.us/dnet/maplib/ancestry/us/swedish.gif

8.      Persons of Finnish Ancestry - Minnesota Planning - http://www.lmic.state.mn.us/dnet/maplib/ancestry/us/finnish.gif

9.      Evangelical Lutheran Church in America - Glenmary Research Center, Atlas of Religious Change in America, 1952-1990, page 63.

10.  Persons of German Ancestry - Minnesota Planning -http://www.lmic.state.mn.us/dnet/maplib/ancestry/us/german.gif

11.  Persons of Slovak Ancestry - Minnesota Planning - http://www.lmic.state.mn.us/dnet/maplib/ancestry/us/slovak.gif

12.  Persons of Polish Ancestry - Minnesota Planning - http://www.lmic.state.mn.us/dnet/maplib/ancestry/us/polish.gif

13.  Persons of Italian Ancestry - Minnesota Planning - http://www.lmic.state.mn.us/dnet/maplib/ancestry/us/italian.gif

14.  Catholic Church - Glenmary Research Center - Atlas of Religious Change in America, 1952-1990, page 27.

15.  Jewish Population - Glenmary Research Center - Atlas of Religious Change in America, 1952-1990, page 79.

16.  Smoothed Population Density - Center for International Earth Science Information Network - ftp://ftpserver.ciesin.org/pub/data/Grid_Pop_World/total_cov/gif/usdenssmoo.gif

17.  Population Distribution in the United States 2000 (night) - http://www.census.gov/geo/www/mapGallery/images/2k_night.jpg

18.  Population Density, 2000 - http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/atlas.html

19.  Population Distribution 2000 - http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/atlas.html

20.  Percent Change 1990-2000, Total Population - http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/atlas.html

21.  Percent of Population 2000, Black or African American - http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/atlas.html

22.  Number of People, 2000, Black or African American - http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/atlas.html

23.  Black Persons - United States Census Bureau - http://www.census.gov/geo/www/mapGallery/RHOriginPD-1990.html

24.  Percent of Population 2000, American Indian and Native Alaskan - http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/atlas.html

25.  Number of People 2000, American Indian and Native Alaskan - http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/atlas.html

26.  American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut Persons  - United States Census Bureau - http://www.census.gov/geo/www/mapGallery/RHOriginPD-1990.html

27.  Percent of Population 2000, Asian - http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/atlas.html

28.  Number of People 2000, Asian - http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/atlas.html

29.  Asian and Pacific Islander Persons  - United States Census Bureau - http://www.census.gov/geo/www/mapGallery/RHOriginPD-1990.html

30.  Percent of Population 2000, Hispanic or Latino Origin - http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/atlas.html

31.  Number of People 2000, Hispanic or Latino Origin - http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/atlas.html

32.  Hispanic Origin Persons - United States Census Bureau - http://www.census.gov/geo/www/mapGallery/RHOriginPD-1990.html

33.  Chapter Title

 

 

Chapter Four - Megalopolis

1.      Chapter Title

2.      Region Map - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 75 as depicted in http://www.usia.gov/products/pubs/geography

3.      Spread of Urban Population in Megalopolis, 1950-1990 - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 89.

4.      Continental Shelf and Georges Bank - United States Geological Survey - http://biology.usgs.gov/s+t/SNT/noframe/mr181.htm

5.      Shallow Fishing Banks - Groundfish Atlas - Department of Fisheries and Oceans (Canada) - http://www-orca.nos.noaa.gov/projects/ecnasap/ecnasap.html

6.      Distribution of Haddock - Groundfish Atlas - Department of Fisheries and Oceans (Canada) - http://www-orca.nos.noaa.gov/projects/ecnasap/ecnasap.html

7.      Distribution of Atlantic Cod - Groundfish Atlas - Department of Fisheries and Oceans (Canada) - http://www-orca.nos.noaa.gov/projects/ecnasap/ecnasap.html

8.      Smoothed Population Density - Center for International Earth Science Information Network - ftp://ftpserver.ciesin.org/pub/data/Grid_Pop_World/total_cov/gif/usdenssmoo.gif   

9.      Population Density 2000 - http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/atlas.html

10.  Population Distribution 2000 - http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/atlas.html

11.  Washington D.C. Percent Black - Center for International Earth Science Information Network - composed from data - http://www.ciesin.org

12.  Washington D.C. Percent Without High School Diploma - Center for International Earth Science Information Network - composed from data - http://www.ciesin.org

13.  Washington D.C. Per Capita Income - Center for International Earth Science Information Network - composed from data - http://www.ciesin.org

14.  Milk Cows Inventory - 1997 Census Of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map184.htm

15.  Broilers and Other Meat-Type Chickens Sold - 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map219.htm

16.  Chapter Title

 

 

Chapter Five - North American Manufacturing Core

1.      Chapter Title

2.      Region Map - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, - p.109 as depicted in http://www.usia.gov/products/pubs/geography

3.      Coal Regions in the Conterminous United States - United States Geological Survey - http://energy.er.usgs.gov/products/maps

4.      United States Iron Ore Mines - United States Geological Survey - http://www-atlas.usgs.gov/scripts/start.html

5.      Relief, Drainage and Urban Areas - United States Environmental Protection Agency - http://www.epa.gov/glnpo/atlas/big01.gif

6.      Land Use, Fisheries and Erosion - United States Environmental Protection Agency - http://www.epa.gov/glnpo/atlas/big07.gif

7.      Great Lakes Profile of Waterborne Commerce - United States Environmental Protection Agency - http://www.epa.gov/glnpo/atlas/big08.gif

8.      Coal Mines and Facilities – United States Geological Survey -   http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/mapdata/#map

9.      Hydrogen Ion Concentrations as pH for 1995 - National Atmospheric Deposition Program - http://nadp.sws.uiuc.edu/isopleths/maps1995/phlab.gif

10.  Estimated Atmospheric Deposition of Nitrogen - United States Geological Survey - http://wwwrvares.er.usgs.gov/nawqa/wri94-4001/fig4.html

11.  Cancer Map - National Institute of Health - http://www-dceg.ims.nci.nih.gov/MRG/example.html

12.  Chapter Title

 

 

Chapter Six - Canada's National Core Region

1.      Chapter Title

2.      Features of the Physical Environment - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 135.

3.      Smoothed Population Density - Center for International Earth Science Information Network - ftp://ftpserver.ciesin.org/pub/data/Grid_Pop_World/total_cov/gif/usdenssmoo.gif

4.      Chapter Title

 

Suggested WWW Maps

 

The Atlas of Canada – Natural Resources Canada - http://atlas.gc.ca/site/index.html

 

Aluminum Smelters

International Primary Aluminum Institute

http://www.world-aluminium.org

 

Voting in Quebec and Political Affiliation in Quebec and Quebec City Districts

Montreal Gazette

http://www.montrealgazette.com

 

Knowledge of French, 1996

Natural Resources Canada

http://atlas.gc.ca/site/english/maps/peopleandsociety/officiallanguages/knowledgeoffrench

 

Mother Tongue (French), 1996

Natural Resources Canada

http://atlas.gc.ca/site/english/maps/peopleandsociety/officiallanguages/mothertonguefrench

 

 

Chapter Seven - Bypassed East

1.      Chapter Title

2.      Region Map - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, - p. 153 as depicted in http://www.usia.gov/products/pubs/geography

3.      Shallow Fishing Banks - Groundfish Atlas - Department of Fisheries and Oceans (Canada) - http://www-orca.nos.noaa.gov/projects/ecnasap/ecnasap.html

4.      Distribution of Haddock - Groundfish Atlas - Department of Fisheries and Oceans (Canada) - http://www-orca.nos.noaa.gov/projects/ecnasap/ecnasap.html

5.      Distribution of Atlantic Cod - Groundfish Atlas - Department of Fisheries and Oceans (Canada) - http://www-orca.nos.noaa.gov/projects/ecnasap/ecnasap.html

6.      Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Territorial Collectivity of France - Central Intelligence Agency - http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/sb.html

7.      Persons of French Ancestry - Minnesota Planning - http://www.lmic.state.mn.us/dnet/maplib/ancestry/us/french.gif

8.      Potatoes, Excluding Sweetpotatoes, 1997 - Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map259.htm

9.      Potatoes, Excluding Sweetpotatoes, Change in Acreage 1992 to 1997 - Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map260.htm

10.  Chapter Title

 

 

Chapter Eight - Appalachia and the Ozarks

1.      Chapter Title

2.      Region Map - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 171 as depicted in http://www.usia.gov/products/pubs/geography

3.      1990 Poverty Counties - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 177.

4.      The Appalachian Region - Appalachian Regional Commission - http://www.arc.gov/aboutarc/region/regmap.htm

5.      Coal Regions - United States Geological Survey - http://energy.er.usgs.gov/products/maps

6.      Coal Production by Coal Producing Region - United States Geological Survey - http://energy.er.usgs.gov/products/maps/

7.      Coal Resource Regions in the Conterminous United States - United States Geological Survey - http://energy.er.usgs.gov/products/maps/

8.      Coal Mines and Facilities - United States Geological Survey -   http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/mapdata/#map

9.      Landslide Areas in the Coterminous United States - United States Geological Survey - http://www.usgs.gov/themes/map3.html

10.  Appalachian Regional Commission Distressed Counties - http://www.arc.gov/programs/distresd/dismap.htm

11.  Poverty Rates - United States Department of Agriculture - http://www.econ.ag.gov/briefing/foodasst/page3.htm

12.  Percent Change 1990-2000, Total Population - http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/atlas.html

13.  Percent Change 1990-2000, Population Under Age 18 - http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/atlas.html

14.  High School Dropout Rates - United States Department of Agriculture - http://www.econ.ag.gov/briefing/foodast/ page8.htm

15.  Unemployment Rates 2001 Annual Averages - Bureau of Labor Statistics -   http://www.bls.gov/lau/maps/aacnrt.gif

16.  Tennessee River Watershed and Tennessee Valley Authority Reservoirs and Power Plants - http://www.tva.gov

17.  Appalachian Regional Commission, Appalachian Development Highway System Corridors - http://www.arc.gov/programs/highway/hwymap.htm

18.  Chapter Title

 

 

Chapter Nine - The Changing South

Part A
Part B
Part C
Part D
Part E
Part F

1.      Chapter Title

2.      Region map - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 191 as depicted in http://www.usia.gov/products/pubs/geography

3.      Percentage of County Population Black, 1900 - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 199.

4.      Pulp Mill Production, 1950-1991 - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 201.

5.      Percentage of Nonagricultural Labor Force Employed in Manufacturing, 1990 - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 211.

6.      Percent of Population 2000, Black or African American - http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/atlas.html

7.      Number of People 2000, Black or African American - http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/atlas.html

8.      Black Persons - United States Census Bureau - http://www.census.gov/geo/www/mapGallery/RHOriginPD-1990.html

9.      Children Under 18 in Poverty - United States Department of Agriculture - http://www.econ.ag.gov/briefing/foodasst/PAGE6.HTM

10.  High School Dropout Rates - United States Department of Agriculture - http://www.econ.ag.gov/briefing/foodast/ page8.htm

11.  Unemployment Rates 2001 Annual Averages - Bureau of Labor Statistics -   http://www.bls.gov/lau/maps/aacnrt.gif

12.  Southern Baptist Convention - Glenmary Research Center - Atlas of Religious Change in America, 1952-1990, page 119.

13.  American Baptist Churches - Glenmary Research Center - Atlas of Religious Change in America, 1952-1990, page 15.

14.  Percent of Land in Ultisols – United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service - http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/technical/land/meta/m4036.html

15.  Eastern Forests - United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service - http://www.srsfia.usfs.msstate.edu/rpa/rpaftg.pdf

16.  Forest Types in the South - United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service - http://fhpr8.srs.fs.fed.us/hosf/gifs/fig2.gif

17.  Dominant Forest Type Eastern United States – United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service - http://www.fs.fed.us/ne/delaware/atlas/web_atlas.html#

18.  Distribution Map - Loblolly Pine Example of Southern Pine Forest Species - United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service - http://www.fs.fed.us/ne/delaware/atlas/gc_atlas131.htm

19.  Cotton - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map261.htm

20.  Soybeans for Beans – 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map244.htm

21.  Soybeans - USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service - http://www.usda.gov/nass/graphics/county98/sbhar.htm

22.  Tobacco -1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map261.htm

23.  Peanuts for Nuts - 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map248.htm

24.  Rice - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map243.htm

25.  Broilers and Other Meat-Type Chickens Sold - 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map219.htm

26.  Percent Change 1990-2000, Total Population - http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/atlas.html

27.  Percent Change 1990-2000, Population Under Age 18 - http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/atlas.html

28.  Chapter Title

 

 

Chapter Ten - Southern Coastlands: On the Subtropical Margin

1.      Chapter Title

2.      Region map - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 219 as depicted in http://www.usia.gov/products/pubs/geography

3.      Hurricane Track Chart 1998 - National Hurricane Center -http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/1998.html

4.      Common Hurricane Tracks - Online Regional Atlas of the United States and Canada - Kenneth C. Martis and Chad M. Paul.

5.      Major United States Landfalling Hurricanes - National Climate Data Center - http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/ol/climate/severeweather/2hur9996.gif

6.      Hurricane Activity - United States Geological Survey - http://www.usgs.gov/themes/map5.html

7.      Acres of Oranges - 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map302.htm

8.      Acres of Grapefruit - 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map303.htm

9.      Tomatoes Harvested for Sale - 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map289.htm

10.  Sweet Corn Harvested for Sale - 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map288.htm

11.  Rice - 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map243.htm

12.  Cotton - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map261.htm

13.  Sugarcane for Sugar - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map258.htm

14.  Major Natural Gas Transportation Corridors in the United States and Canada - U.S Energy Information Administration - http://www.eia.doe .gov/oil_gas/natural_gas/analysis_publications/natural_gas_1998_issues_and_trends/it98.html

15.  Chapter Title

 

 

Chapter Eleven - The Agricultural Core

1.      Chapter Title

2.      Region Map - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 241 as depicted in http://www.usia.gov/products/pubs/geography

3.      Mississippi River Watershed Land Use - http://wwwrcolka.cr.usgs.gov/midconherb/1-landuse.map.gif

4.      Land in Farms as a Percent of Land Area - 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map098.htm

5.      Harvested Cropland as a Percent of Land in Farms - 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map098.htm

6.      Corn for Grain or Seed  - 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map225.htm

7.      Corn for Grain, Harvested Acres by County 1997 - USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service - http://www.usda.gov/nass/graphics/county98/cryld.gif

8.      Hogs and Pigs Inventory - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map198.htm

9.      Cattle and Calves Sold - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map192.htm

10.  Cattle Fattened on Grain and Concentrates and Sold - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map193.htm

11.  Patterns of Agriculture Diversity (legend) - United States Department of Agriculture - http://www.nhq.nrcs.usda.gov/land/meta/m2139.html

12.  Patterns of Agriculture Diversity (map) - United States Department of Agriculture - http://www.nhq.nrcs.usda.gov/land/meta/m2139.html  

13.  Milk Cows Inventory 1997 - Census Of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map184.htm

14.  Soybeans for Beans – 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map244.htm

15.  Soybeans, Harvested Acres by County  - USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service - http://www.usda.gov/nass/graphics/county98/sbhar.htm

16.  Soybeans, Yield per Harvested Acre by County  - USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service - http://www.usda.gov/nass/graphics/county98/sbyld.htm  

17.  Potential Pesticide Runoff from Farm Fields - United States Environmental Protection Agency - http://www.epa.gov/surf2/iwi/1998oct/ii12a_usmap.html

18.  Acres of Cherries - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map299.htm

19.  Green Peas, Excluding Green Cowpeas, Harvested for Sale - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map283.htm

20.  Sugar Beets for Sugar - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map257.htm

21.  Chapter Title

 

 

Chapter Twelve - The Great Plains and Prairies

1.      Chapter Title

2.      Region Map - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 267 as depicted in http://www.usia.gov/products/pubs/geography

3.      Average Farm Size, 1992 - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 282.

4.      Changes in Llano Estacado Groundwater Levels Since the 1930s - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 285.

5.      Ecosystem Domains – United States Forest Service - http://www.fs.fed.us/colorimagemap/html/ecoreg1_domains.html

6.      Tornado Risk Areas - United States Geological Survey - http://www.usgs.gov/themes/map6.html

7.      Wind Power, Certainty Rating of Wind Resource - Pacific Northwest Laboratory - http://rredc.nrel.gov/wind/pubs/atlas/maps/chap2/2-08m.html

8.      Percent of Land in Mollisols – United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service - http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/technical/land/meta/m4034.html

9.      Percent Change 1990-2000, Total Population - http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/atlas.html

10.  Irrigated Land in Farms –1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map110.htm

11.  Ogallala Aquifer - United States Geological Survey - http://webserver.cr.usgs.gov/nawqa/hpgw/figure1.gif

12.  Land in Farms as a Percent of Land Area – 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map098.htm

13.  Harvested Cropland as a Percent of Land in Farms - 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map098.htm

14.  Wheat for Grain - 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map234.htm

15.  Winter Wheat, Harvested Acres by County - USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service - http://www.usda.gov/nass/graphics/county98/wwhar.htm

16.  Other Spring Wheat, Harvested Acres by County - USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service - http://www.usda.gov/nass/graphics/county98/swhar.htm

17.  All Wheat, Harvested Acres by County - USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service - http://www.usda.gov/nass/graphics/county98/awhar.gif

18.  Sorghum for Grain or Seed - 1997 Census of Agriculture -http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map230.htm

19.  Sorghum for Grain, Harvested Acres by County - USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service - http://www.usda.gov/nass/graphics/county98/ashar.htm

20.  Barley for Grain - 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map240.htm

21.  Barley, Harvested Acres by County - USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service - http://www.usda.gov/nass/graphics/county98/brhar.htm

22.  Oats for Grain - 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map238.htm

23.  Oats, Harvested Acres by County - USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service - http://www.usda.gov/nass/graphics/county98/othar.htm

24.  Cotton - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map261.htm

25.  Upland Cotton, Harvested Acres by County - USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service - http://www.usda.gov/nass/graphics/county98/ctuhar.htm

26.  Sugar Beets for Sugar - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map257.htm

27.  Cattle and Calves Sold - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map192.htm

28.  Cattle Fattened on Grain and Concentrates and Sold - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map193.htm

29.  Sheep and Lambs Inventory  - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map209.htm

30.  Unemployment Rates 2001 Annual Averages - Bureau of Labor Statistics -   http://www.bls.gov/lau/maps/aacnrt.gif

31.  Chapter Title

 

 

Chapters Thirteen and Fourteen - The Empty Interior and Southwest Border Area

Part A
Part B
Part C
Part D
Part E
Part F

1.      Chapter Title

2.      Region Map (The Empty Interior) - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 291 as depicted in http://www.usia.gov/products/pubs/geography

3.      Major National Parks - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 298.

4.      Irrigated Areas - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 301.

5.      Areas of Hispanic American and American Indian Populations - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 319

6.      Percentage of People Below the Poverty Level, 1989 - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 325.

7.      Smoothed Population Density - Center for International Earth Science Information Network - ftp://ftpserver.ciesin.org/pub/data/Grid_Pop_World/total_cov/gif/usdenssmoo.gif

8.      Annual Average Precipitation - Oregon Climate Service - http://www.ocs.orst.edu/prism/prism_products.html

9.      Average Annual Precipitation, Western United States - Oregon Climate Service - http://www.ocs.orst.edu/prism/prism_products.html

10.  Ecosystem Domains - United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service - http://www.fs.fed.us/colorimagemap/ecoreg1_domains.html

11.  Southwestern Deserts - Online Regional Atlas of the United States and Canada - Kenneth C. Martis and Chad M. Paul.

12.  Percent of Land in Aridisols – United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service - http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/technical/land/meta/m4030.html

13.  United States Forest Cover - United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service - http://www.srsfia.usfs.msstate.edu/rpa/rpa93.htm (similar site)

14.  Precious Metals Mines - United States Geological Survey - http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/mapdata/precious.pdf

15.  Non-precious Metals Mines - United States Geological Survey - http://minerals.usgs.gov/minerals/pubs/mapdata/nonprec.pdf

16.  Copper Mining - Online Regional Atlas of the United States and Canada - Kenneth C. Martis and Chad M. Paul.

17.  Coal Resource Regions of the Conterminous United States - United States Geological Survey - http://energy.er.usgs.gov/products/maps/

18.  Coal Production by Coal Producing Region - Energy Information Agency - http://www.eia.doe.gov/cneaf/coal/cia/new_yr_revu/coalfeat.html

19.  Percent of Population 2000, American Indian and Native Alaskan - http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/atlas.html

20.  Number of People 2000, American Indian and Native Alaskan - http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/atlas.html

21.  American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut Persons - United States Census Bureau - http://www.census.gov/geo/www/mapGallery/RHOriginPD-1990.html

22.  Poverty Rates - United States Department of Agriculture - http://www.econ.ag.gov/briefing/foodasst/page3.htm

23.  Percent of Population 2000, Hispanic or Latino Origin - http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/atlas.html

24.  Number of People 2000, Hispanic or Latino Origin - http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/atlas.html

25.  Hispanic Origin Persons - United States Census Bureau - http://www.census.gov/geo/www/mapGallery/RHOriginPD-1990.html

26.  Catholic Church - Glenmary Research Center, Atlas of Religious Change in America, 1952-1990, page 27.

27.  Church or Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints - Glenmary Research Center, Atlas of Religious Change in America, 1952-1990, page 173.

28.  Percent Change 1990-2000, Total Population - http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/atlas.html

29.  Federal and Indian Lands - Online Regional Atlas of the United States and Canada – Kenneth C. Martis and Chad M. Paul edited and enhanced from United States Geological Survey data at http://www.nationalatlas.gov/atlasftp.html

30.  Federal and Indian Lands, Western States – Online Regional Atlas of the United States and Canada - Kenneth C. Martis and Chad M. Paul edited and enhanced from United States Geological Survey data at http://www.nationalatlas.gov/atlasftp.html

31.  Pastureland as Percent of Land in Farms – 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map108.htm

32.  Sheep and Lambs Inventory  - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map209.htm

33.  Irrigated Land in Farms –1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map110.htm

34.  All Wheat, Harvested by County - USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service - http://www.usda.gov/nass/graphics/county98/awhar.gif

35.  Potatoes, Excluding Sweetpotatoes, 1997 - Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map259.htm

36.  Acres of Apples - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map295.htm

37.  Sugar Beets for Sugar - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map257.htm

38.  Acres of Lemons - 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map304.htm

39.  Cotton - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map261.htm

40.  Lettuce and Romaine Harvested for Sale - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map285.htm

41.  Broccoli Harvested for Sale - 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map280.htm

42.  Cantaloupes Harvested for Sale - 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map281.htm

43.  Chapter Title

 

 

Chapter Fifteen - California

1.      Chapter Title

2.      Region Map - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 337 as depicted in http://www.usia.gov/products/pubs/geography

3.      Incorporated Cities in the Los Angeles Area - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 352.

4.      The 1992 Proposed Subdivision of California - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 363.

5.      Ground-shaking Hazards From Earthquakes - United States Geological Survey - http://www.usgs.gov/themes/map1.html

6.      15 Largest Earthquakes in the Contiguous United States - United States Geological Survey - http://gldss7.cr.usgs.gov/neis/eqlists/15maps_usa.html

7.      General Location of San Andreas Fault and Several Other Major Faults in California - United States Geological Survey - http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/earthq3/where.html

8.      Average Annual Precipitation, California - Oregon Climate Service - http://www.ocs.orst.edu/pub/maps/Precipitation/Total/States/CA/ca.gif

9.      Southwestern Deserts - Online Regional Atlas of the United States and Canada - Kenneth C. Martis and Chad M. Paul.

10.  Dominant Suborders of Alfisols – Natural Resources Conservation Service National Soil Survey Center - http://www.statlab.iastate.edu/soils/photogal/orders/ordmap.htm#alfisol

11.  Percent Change 1990-2000, Total Population - http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2000/atlas.html

12.  Irrigated Land in Farms –1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map110.htm

13.  Cotton - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map261.htm

14.  Rice - 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map243.htm

15.  Broccoli Harvested for Sale - 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map280.htm

16.  Cantaloupes Harvested for Sale - 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map281.htm

17.  Asparagus Harvested for Sale - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map279.htm

18.  Lettuce and Romaine Harvested for Sale - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map285.htm

19.  Tomatoes Harvested for Sale - 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map289.htm

20.  Strawberries Harvested for Sale - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map291.htm

21.  Acres of Avocados - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map296.htm

22.  Acres of Oranges - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map302.htm

23.  Acres of Lemons - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map304.htm

24.  Acres of English Walnuts  - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map305.htm

25.  Acres of Almonds - 1997 Census of Agriculture -   http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map306.htm

26.  Acres of Grapes - 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map301.htm

27.  Chapter Title

 

 

Chapter Sixteen - North Pacific Coast

1.      Chapter Title

2.      Region Map - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 367 as depicted in http://www.usia.gov/products/pubs/geography

3.      The Puget Sound - Fraser River Lowland - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 375.

4.      Cropland in Washington and Oregon - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 379.

5.      Cascade Volcanoes - United States Geological Survey - http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Volcanoes/Cascades/ImageMaps/CascadeRange/cascade_range.html

6.      Volcanic Hazards - United States Geological Survey - http://www.usgs.gov/themes/map2.html

7.      Storm Tracks - Online Regional Atlas of the United States and Canada - Kenneth C. Martis and Chad M. Paul.

8.      Annual Average Precipitation, Western United States - Oregon Climate Service - http://www.ocs.orst.edu/prism/prism_products.html

9.      Ecosystem Domains - United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service -  http://www.fs.fed.us/colorimagemap/ecoreg1_domains.html

10.  Climate Regions - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p.37, colorized by Kenneth C. Martis and Chad M. Paul.

11.  Western Forests – Department of Agriculture Forest Service - http://www.srsfia.usfs.msstate.edu/rpa/rpaftg.pdf

12.  Pacific Northwest Dams and Watersheds - Bonneville Power Administration - http://www.bpa.gov/Power/PGF/damsx.htm

13.  Milk Cows - 1997 Census Of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map186.htm

14.  Irrigated Land in Farms - 1997 Census Of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map110.htm

15.  Acres of Apples - 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map295.htm

16.  Chapter Title

 

 

Chapter Seventeen - Northlands

1.      Chapter Title

2.      The Northlands - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 391.

3.      Distribution of Tundra, Taiga and Permafrost - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 393.

4.      Settlement Zones of Northern Canada - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 405.

5.      Physiographic Regions - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 25, colorized by Kenneth C. Martis and Chad M. Paul.

6.      Climate Regions - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 37, colorized by Kenneth C. Martis and Chad M. Paul.

7.      Vegetation Regions - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 38, colorized by Kenneth C. Martis and Chad M. Paul.

8.      Soil Types - Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 42, colorized by Kenneth C. Martis and Chad M. Paul.

9.      Federal and Indian Lands, Alaska – Online Regional Atlas of the United States and Canada - Kenneth C. Martis and Chad M. Paul edited and enhanced from United States Geological Survey data at http://www.nationalatlas.gov/atlasftp.html

10.  Smoothed Population Density - Center for International Earth Science Information Network - ftp://ftpserver.ciesin.org/pub/data/Grid_Pop_World/total_cov/gif/usdenssmoo.gif

11.  Chapter Title

 

Suggested WWW Maps

 

The Atlas of Canada – Natural Resources Canada - http://atlas.gc.ca/site/index.html

 

 

Chapter Eighteen - Hawaii

 

1.      Chapter Title

2.      Hawaii, Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, p. 409.

3.      State of Hawaii Eight Main Islands - http://biology.usgs.gov/pierc/

4.      Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia - United States Geological Survey - http://biology.usgs.gov/s+t/SNT/noframe/pi179.htm

5.      Hawaiian Island Chain and Principal Volcanoes - United States Geological Survey - http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Volcanoes/Hawaii/Maps/map_location_hawaii.html

6.      Hawaii Elevation - Pacific Disaster Center -http://iao.pdc.org/pdc/WEB_PAGE/weather/Hawaii_Climate.html

7.      Hawaii Precipitation - Pacific Disaster Center - http://iao.pdc.org/pdc/WEB_PAGE/weather/Hawaii_Climate.html

8.      Kauai and Niihau Elevation - Pacific Disaster Center - http://iao.pdc.org/pdc/WEB_PAGE/weather/Hawaii_Climate.html

9.      Kauai and Niihau Precipitation - Pacific Disaster Center - http://iao.pdc.org/pdc/WEB_PAGE/weather/Hawaii_Climate.html

10.  Oahu Elevation - Pacific Disaster Center - http://iao.pdc.org/pdc/WEB_PAGE/weather/Hawaii_Climate.html

11.  Oahu Precipitation - Pacific Disaster Center - http://iao.pdc.org/pdc/WEB_PAGE/weather/Hawaii_Climate.html

12.  Maui, Molokai, Lanai, and Kahoolawe Elevation - Pacific Disaster Center - http://iao.pdc.org/pdc/WEB_PAGE/weather/Hawaii_Climate.html

13.  Maui, Molokai, Lanai, and Kahoolawe Precipitation - Pacific Disaster Center - http://iao.pdc.org/pdc/WEB_PAGE/weather/Hawaii_Climate.html

14.  Federal and Indian Lands, Hawaii – Online Regional Atlas of the United States and Canada - Kenneth C. Martis and Chad M. Paul edited and enhanced from United States Geological Survey data at http://www.nationalatlas.gov/atlasftp.html

15.  Forestland in Hawaii - United States Environmental Protection Agency - http://www.epa.gov/docs/grd/forest_inventory/

16.  Sugarcane for Sugar - 1997 Census of Agriculture - http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census97/atlas97/map258.htm

17.  Filipino Resident Population Central Oahu Honolulu - State of Hawaii - http://www.state.hi.us/dbedt/gis/miscmaps.htm

18.  Japanese Resident Population Central Oahu Honolulu - State of Hawaii - http://www.state.hi.us/dbedt/gis/miscmaps.htm

19.  Chinese Resident Population Central Oahu Honolulu - State of Hawaii - http://www.state.hi.us/dbedt/gis/miscmaps.htm

20.  Hawaiian Resident Population Central Oahu Honolulu - State of Hawaii - http://www.state.hi.us/dbedt/gis/miscmaps.htm

21.  Chapter Title

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Forward

2002 Edition

The second Wiley internet edition of the Online Atlas of the United States and Canada was activated in August 2002. The primary changes include the updating of population maps from the 2000 Census and agriculture maps from the 1997 Census of Agriculture. In addition, a number of new thematic maps are included. The maps used in the 2002 edition were researched and downloaded since the December 1999 submission of the first Wiley Online Atlas.

Kenneth C. Martis
Morgantown, West Virginia
July 15, 2002

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Preface

For over twenty-five years I have taught the class Geography of the United States and Canada at West Virginia University. My general philosophy of teaching is that geography has a special role in the physical and social sciences, that is, the description, illustration, analysis, and explanation of spatial patterns with respect to natural and human phenomena. In keeping with this philosophy I have always required an atlas to accompany the textbook in the Geography of the United States and Canada course.

For twenty years my students used the Oxford Economic Atlas of the United States and Canada. I still consider the Oxford Economic Atlas the best printed teaching atlas of this region in overall physical and human content and in the color and design of maps. The Oxford Economic Atlas was last reprinted in 1986 with 1970s data and eventually became unavailable from the publisher. After reviewing numerous atlas alternatives, for the last few years I used the standard Goodeâs World Atlas from Rand McNally. Global in its coverage Goodeâs small section on North America has some good thematic content maps, but its overall treatment is not complete.

Concerned by the lack of comprehensive and up-to-date map material for a college level course, I planned for years to compile my own color North American geography teaching atlas. However, rather than publishing a printed book, the combined technology of the Internet, student accessible university computer centers and PowerPoint style teaching presentations have allowed me to design my own electronic Online Regional Atlas of the United States and Canada. This atlas is structured to follow the chapter organization of the geography textbook I have used for years, Birdsall and Florinâs Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada, 1999, Fifth Edition, John Wiley & Sons publishing.

The maps in the Online Regional Atlas primarily come from public domain sources on the Internet. The number, quality and coverage of these sources continues to proliferate. The maps used in this first edition of the Online Regional Atlas were researched and downloaded from January through August 1999. This first edition was used in the fall of 1999 in a West Virginia University United States and Canada geography course with 55 students. On this Wiley WWW site is the second edition of the Online Regional Atlas as streamlined in the fall 1999 class and as researched through December 1999. These maps illustrate the most up-to-date data available in cartographic form. As new maps and information become accessible they will be integrated in future atlas editions. A small percent of the maps are from nonpublic domain WWW sites, textbooks, and scanned maps from topical atlases. These maps are used under copyright permission for educational purposes only and may not be republished except with the permission of the original publishers. The titles, publishers, sources, and URLs for all maps are listed in the Online Regional Atlas Table of Contents.

The maps in the Online Regional Atlas are the same as those used in my Geography of the United States and Canada course PowerPoint class presentations. The Online Regional Atlas maps and the textbook maps are used in the map portion of each geography examination. The atlas maps can be downloaded for electronic presentations or the production of color overheads. The Online Regional Atlas twenty-four-hours-a-day accessible, electronic supplement made available by John Wiley & Sons Publishing for Birdsall and Florinâs Regional Landscapes of the United States and Canada.

Kenneth C. Martis
Morgantown, West Virginia
December 23, 1999

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Acknowledgments

The first edition of the Online Regional Atlas of the United States and Canada was made possible by an instructional enhancement grant by the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences and Dean M. Duane Nellis. Funds were allocated for the summer of 1999 to research and create an electronic atlas, to develop an accompanying course WWW site, and to revise course content material. A portion of the funds was allocated to graduate teaching assistant Chad M. Paul to help with the above tasks. Chad was responsible for much of the course WWW site design, revising and colorizing Wiley maps, and creation of several original atlas maps. Two undergraduate research assistants also contributed in Internet map searching. Fred Grinnan, spring 1999, found a number of the maps used in the first edition atlas, and Molly McDade, summer 1999, helped organize the Table of Contents. The first edition of the atlas was placed on the West Virginia University Wise Library electronic reserve system in the fall of 1999. I thank Libby DeHaan for her help. Finally, the Department of Geology and Geography at West Virginia University is committed to the integration of technology in its instructional mission. I thank Department Chair Trevor Harris for his support and Randy Crowe, department computer systems administrator, for his expertise and assistance.

This second edition of the atlas was made possible by Nanette Kauffman, Editor, College Publishing, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Through Nanetteâs vision this atlas is now available to hundreds of teachers and thousands of students studying the United States and Canada. I would also like to thank Assistant Editor, Alicia Solis, for her help in the final arrangements of atlas production and placing the work online. The second edition of the atlas is enhanced by dozens of maps for which copyright permission has been obtained. For their permission I thank:

The titles, publishers, sources, and URLs for all maps are listed in the Online Regional Atlas Table of Contents.

All of the above individuals played a role in fulfilling my long-term dream of an atlas designed for the regional approach in teaching the geography of the United States and Canada.

Kenneth C. Martis
December 1999

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