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The Endless Steppe: Growing Up in Siberia
The Vanishing of Katharina Linden
Only You Can Save Mankind
Nice and Mean
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Crispin: The End of Time
Lost Goat Lane
Amelia Rules! Volume 1: The Whole World's Crazy
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As Simple as It Seems
Wolf Brother
The Ogre of Oglefort
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Sunday, February 15, 2009

Definition of Transportation Geography

Transportation Geography

Transportation geographers research transportation networks (both private and public) and the use of those networks for moving people and goods.

In the traditional sense transportation comes under Spatial Geography:
Spatial Tradition (also called Locational Tradition)

* Mapping
* Spatial analysis
* Boundaries and densities
* Movement and transportation
* Quantitative techniques and tools, such as computerized mapping and Geographic Information Systems
* Central Place Theory
* Areal distribution
* Spatial patterns

About.com Urban, Economic, and Transportation Geography

From: http://geography.about.com/od/physicalgeography/u/physicalcultural.htm#s5

Urban, Economic, and Transportation Geography
Photo by Matt Rosenberg

Most of the world's population is concentrated in urban areas, where economic activity is concentrated. The world's urban areas are growing at an astonishing rate. The world's economy is a fascinating topic. Learn about urban, economic, and transportation geography from these resources.

* Largest Cities in the World
* Defining Urban
* Sectors of the Economy
* Busiest Airports of the World
* Busiest Ports of the World
* Primate Cities
* Megalopolis

* Levittown
* Interstate Highways
* Edge Cities
* The Von Thunen Model of Agricultural Land Use
* Geography of Agriculture
* Geography of Professional Sports in North America
* Additional Urbam Econonomic, and Transportation Geography Resources