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Published by John Hopkins Press in Baltimore .
Written in English


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SeriesMaryland. Geological Survey. Special publication, vol. 10, pt. 1
The Physical Object
Pagination167 p.
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14009353M
OCLC/WorldCa3963598

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Maryland Geography. Map of Marylands Regions. From the Atlantic coast on the east to the Appalachian Plateau on the west, Maryland has a great variety of geology and landforms. Cross Sections of the State. Maryland's elevation goes from around 3, feet to sealevel as you go from the western Maryland mountains to the Atlantic Ocean. "Drawing upon a comprehensive body of information, DiLisio takes a wide sweep through the human and physical geography of the state of Maryland. This book is clearly a labor of love." (John Rennie Short, University of Maryland Baltimore County) "Overall, the book is an excellent regional overview of the Geography of : James E. DiLisio. Maryland (US: / ˈ m ɛr ə l ə n d / MERR-ə-lənd) is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the eastern United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware and the Atlantic Ocean to its east. The state's largest city is Baltimore, and its capital is its occasional nicknames are Old Line Before statehood: Province of Maryland. Get Maryland facts, maps, and pictures in this U.S. state profile from National Geographic Kids.

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