Focus on Geography

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Edited By: Dr. Tom Bell and Dr. Peggy Gripshover

Online ISSN: 1949-8535

Associated Title(s): Geographical Review

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  1. Getting Revved Up About Sinkholes! (pages 97–100)

    Leslie A. North, Jason S. Polk and Daniel Nedvidek

    Article first published online: 16 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/foge.12031

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    A close-up look at the collision between Corvettes and karst in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

  2. Rethinking the Economic Geography of the Coca Leaf: Fortune, Folly, or Fantasy? (pages 84–96)

    Timothy Scott Pruett

    Article first published online: 16 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/foge.12030

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    This article explains the role of Peruvian coca production in the war on drugs and explores the viability of expanding the market for legal, non-narcotic coca products as a means of reducing the flow of coca leaf toward the illicit cocaine market and potentially reducing conflict between peasants and the state in Peru.

  3. Born to Run: Kentucky Derby Winners' Foaling Locations in Kentucky, 1875-2013 (pages 54–83)

    Margaret M. Gripshover

    Article first published online: 16 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/foge.12029

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    The author investigates the spatial and temporal patterns of foaling locations for Kentucky-born Kentucky Derby winners, from 1875 to 2013.

  4. A Picture is Worth 1000 Words: The Potemkin Stairs in Odessa, Ukraine (pages 101–102)

    David J. Keeling

    Article first published online: 16 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/foge.12032

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    The Potemkin Stairs in Odessa is symbolic of the city's historical experiences with propaganda, revolution, and class struggle.

  5. Dams and Development: Understanding Hydropower in Far Western Yunnan Province, China (pages 43–53)

    Thomas Ptak

    Article first published online: 16 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/foge.12028

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    Hydropower and infrastructure development in Yunnan Province is examined as are the growing demands for energy in China.

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