Ciudad Chihuahua: its changing morphology and landscape

D. D. Arreola, J. R. Curtis

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Chihuahua city is examined historically and in the present to analyze its urban morphology and cultural landscape. Based on a landuse survey map compiled in 1992, the present study delimits and interprets the city's subregions, including commercial, industrial, and residential areas. Chihuahua was a distinctive regional capital of northern Mexico during the 19th century. Nevertheless, a new urban morphology and the recent changes in the city's cultural landscapes suggest that Chihuahua is being reshaped by forces similar to those effecting other rapidly growing north-Mexican cities. -Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationYearbook - Conference of Latin Americanist Geographers
Number of pages13
StatePublished - 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Earth and Planetary Sciences
  • General Environmental Science


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