Sept 13, 2013
The areaStudies Tradition
• Concerned with understanding the nature of areas (regions)
• Applies to both “formal” and “functional” regions
• What aspects of any given region makes that region distinctive?
o Lethbridge is the largest irrigation area in the country
o South AB when it will rain it is a low pressure system you can smell the
feedlot from the blowing in of the current.
o Cowboy Trail ranching is predominant
• Description followed by explanation
• South AB is in the second driest region in the country