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REVIEW OF THE XVÏI ANNUAL MEETING The seventeenth annual meeting of the Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers was held on Nov. 21st and 22nd on the campus of East Tennessee State University in Johnson City. Thirtytwo colleges or universities in the nine states of the division plus Louisiana, Indiana and Arkansas were represented by the 112 registrants. After words of welcome by Dr. Burgin E. Doosett, president of the host institution, a full program of papers occupied the two days. A delightful banquet, attended by 160 members and guests terminated the meeting. Dr. Norman J. G. Pounds, professor of Geography at Indiana University, addressed the banquet on the subject, “The Geography of a Divided Germany”. PROGRAM 8:30- 9:30 Registration Health Building Lobby 9:30- 9:45 OPENING SESSION Health Building Auditorium Presiding: Paul H. Sisco, Chairman, Southeastern Division, Association of American Geographers Welcome: Dr. Burgin E. Dossett, President, East Tennessee State College Announcements 9:45-10:55 A.M. GENERAL SESSION Health Building Auditorium Latin America Presiding: Sanford H. Bederman, Georgia College “Brasilia: Some Historic-Geographic Aspects” Raymond E. Crist, University of Florida “Power Resources of Peru” Sten Taube and Don R. Hoy, University of Georgia “Agricultural Problems of Eastern El Salvador” Ulv Masing, University of Florida 10:55-11:25 A.M. Break 11:25-12:35 A.M. Latin America (continued) Presiding: James S. Matthews, Memphis State University “The ‘Country Store’ in Nicaragua” Edmond E. Hegen, University of Florida “The Delicias Cotton Region of Mexico” Horace G. McDowell, University of Chattanooga “Observations on Colonization in Guatemala” Melvin J. Frost, University of Florida 25 2:00- 3:40 P.M. SOUTHERN STUDIES SESSION Health Building Auditorium Presiding: Merle W. Myers, Mississippi State College “Soils Geography in the Light of Classification Proposals” J. Sullivan Gibson, University of North Carolina “The Soils Factor in the Agricultural Land Use of the Asheville Basin of North Carolina” Piaul E, Lovxngood, University of South Carolina “Using Conservtaion Needs Inventory Data in Geographic Re­ search” Conservation James R. Anderson, University of Florida “The Tobacco-Cattle Farm: An Emerging Land Use Type on the North Carolina Piedmont” Samuel Emory, Jr., Mary Washington College 3:40- 3:50 P.M. Break 3:50- 5:00 P.M. GENERAL SESSION Health Building Auditorium Economic Presiding: Don R. Hoy, University of Georgia “Some Aspects of the United States Peach Industry since 1945” Sidney R. Jumper, Tennessee Polytechnic Institute “Electric Power Problems in British Columbia” R. J. B. Carswell, University of Florida “Geographically Trained Persons in Non-Federal Planning and Development” Ernest E. Melvin, University of Georgia, Institute of Community and Area Development 5:00 P.M. Tours through the Department 8:00- 9:30 P.M. GENERAL SESSION Health Building Auditorium Asia - Australia Presiding: Robert E. Cramer, East Carolina College “The Malaysian Union: A Geopolitical Appraisal” John D. Eyre, University of North Carolina “Changes in North Sumatra’s Pattern of Estate Agriculture, 1938-1959” William A. Withington, University of Kentucky “The Economic Family, an Australian Example’ Thomas P. Field, University of Kentucky 9:00-10:30 A.M. GENERAL SESSION Health Building Auditorium The Southeast Presiding: Charles F. Lane, Longwood College “Some Influences of the Atlantic Littoral on our Development” Leon McCluer, Jacksonville State College 26 “Ovoid Pools in the Georgia Tital Marshes” Carl Hill, University of Georgia “Vegetation Maps of the Tenth United States Census” Roland M. Harper, Alabama Geological Survey “The Variability of Monthly Precipitation in Georgia” Elizabeth Chang Kuo, University of Georgia 10:35-11:00 A.M. Break 11:00-12:30 A.M. GENERAL SESSION Health Building Auditoruim Cultural and Historical Presiding: Julian C. Yoder, Appalachian State College “Long-Lots in Washington County, Tennessee” James C. Hamlett, East Tennessee State College “State Sovereignty and Federation” Walter F. Koch, University of Alabama “The Donelson Line in East Tennessee and Kentucky” Louis De Vorsey, East Carolina College “The Heavenly View: Geographic Thought at the Dawn of Ameri­ ca’s Air Age.” Col. Robert W. Page, University of South Carolina 2:00- 3:00 P.M. GENERAL SESSION Health Building Auditorium Urban Presiding: William H. Pierson, University of Florida “The Small City Central Business District: Replacement or Readjustment ” Ennis L. Chestang...


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