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Gilligan cities


In previous posts, this blog discussed cities situated in interesting geographical and geological places including those: Aside and along straits like Detroit and Istanbul. On meteor craters like Sudbury and Hampton Roads. On or near active/dormant volcanoes like Edinburgh and … Continue reading

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Riverine airports – potential promises and pitfalls


In this post, I am referring to those rivers that have commercial airport runways running through, across, adjacent or within them.  In a surprising number of locations in the United States and Canada, cities have utilized the riverine floodplain for siting … Continue reading

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