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John A. Knox Department of Geography, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

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Corresponding author address: Dr. John A. Knox, Department of Geography, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602. Email: johnknox@uga.edu

Corresponding author address: Dr. John A. Knox, Department of Geography, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602. Email: johnknox@uga.edu

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