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USGS Geographic Analysis and Monitoring Program

Located within the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the Geographic Analysis and Monitoring Program (GAM) conducts various geographic assessments around the United States with an eye towards fostering a greater understanding of the causes and consequences of natural and human-induced processes that shape the landscape over time. Currently, GAM is engaged in dozens of projects, and this...
The Cultural Landscape Foundation

What is a cultural landscape? This website answers that question, and gives hundreds of wonderful examples for visitors to consider. The link "What are Cultural Landscapes?" explains to visitors that there are four types of cultural landscapes, and they also offer a brief definition of each one. They include "designed" which is intentionally laid according to design principles; "vernacular",...