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Inventing the Charles River

by Karl Haglund

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Charles River (Mass.),
  • Charles River Valley (Mass.),
  • Boston Region (Mass.),
  • City planning,
  • Massachusetts,
  • Charles River Valley,
  • Charles River
    • Subjects:
    • City and town life -- Massachusetts -- Charles River Valley -- History,
    • Landscape -- Social aspects -- Massachusetts -- Charles River Valley -- History,
    • River engineering -- Massachusetts -- Charles River -- History,
    • Charles River (Mass.) -- History,
    • Charles River Valley (Mass.) -- History,
    • Boston Region (Mass.) -- History,
    • City planning -- Massachusetts -- Boston Region -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKarl Haglund.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF72.C46 H33 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 493 p. :
      Number of Pages493
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3559907M
      ISBN 100262083078
      LC Control Number2002022919

      The Charles River Basin, extending from the foot of Beacon Hill upstream past Harvard's Soldiers Field, has been called Boston's "Central Park." The river looks to all appearances tranquil and unchanging, one of the most visible and carefully preserved natural features of Boston. In fact, the Basin is a totally contrived landscape. The Charles River, known as the infamous “Dirty Water” from the Standell song and warmly nicknamed “Chuck” by local rowers, collects from a total land area of square miles. Boston marathoners race 26 miles from Hopkinton to Boston, but the Charles River twists and turns on .

      Uruk book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. They invented the wheel, the first major city, contractual law, the drinking straw, and many other major inventions and developments. The more impressive thing is how the people of Iraq still use the same process of sealing ship hauls that was used + years ago by /5. The Charles River (sometimes called the River Charles or simply the Charles) is an mile ( km) long river in eastern its source in Hopkinton the river's mouth is northeast of its headwaters, though it follows a highly meandering route, doubling back on itself several times and traveling through 23 cities and towns before reaching the Atlantic Ocean at : Hopkinton, Cambridge, Boston.

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