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Lang Matl
Author Stein, Mark, 1951-

Title How the states got their shapes / Mark Stein

Imprint New York : Smithsonian Books/Collins, 2008


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  E180. S735 2008    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  E180    Available
Description xv, 332 p. : maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-314) and index
Summary An accessible history of how each of the fifty United States obtained their unique shapes offers insight into such topics as the super-sized geography of Texas, Oklahoma's panhandle, and Maryland's unusual layout
Subject United States -- History
United States -- Boundaries -- History
United States -- Geography
ISBN 0061431389