Topical Outlines Of Geography Volume 1 by Harold Wellman FairbanksTopical Outlines Of Geography Volume 1 by Harold Wellman Fairbanks

Topical Outlines Of Geography Volume 1

byHarold Wellman Fairbanks

Paperback | October 12, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ... high and rugged mountains back of a coast as in the case of the northern part of the region we are studying? Have the rivers of the Pacific Coast been of much assistance in its development? Why is it that the Pacific Coast remained sparsely settled for a long time after its discovery? What advantage is it that the most mountainous portion of the region we are studying is in the North and the most of the valleys in the South? In what respects are the occupations now carried on very different from those of the early settlers? In what respects do the Pacific forests differ from those along the East coast? How can we account for the great size of the trees in the Pacific forests? For many years it was supposed there was little fuel but wood upon the Pacific Coast and manufacturing was delayed. What is the situation now? i. Vast deposits of petroleum have been found in the southern part of the region. 2. Extensive beds of coal are now being opened by the government in the far northern Alaskan region. What is the reason the series of valleys south of Puget Sound and east of the Coast Ranges are agriculturally so important? How can we account for the great variety of fruits grown in the valleys of the southern part of the district we are studying? What occupations were carried on in the Pacific Moun-tains and Valleys before the discovery of gold? What important steps mark the growth of industries in the valleys of the Pacific Slope beginning with the discovery of gold? i. Gold mining. 2. Stock raising. 3. The growing of grain. 4. Small carefully cultivated fruit farms. What things did the Spaniards take into account in locating the missions? What are the particular advantages of San Francisco for both domestic and foreign trade? What rivals has...
Title:Topical Outlines Of Geography Volume 1Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217902987

ISBN - 13:9780217902984