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Browne, Gary L. "Urban Centers of the Past." Maryland Heritage News 2 (Fall 1984): 6-7.
Annotation / Notes: A variety of factors effect the rise and fall of urban centers -- transportation, market, environmental, and political changes, as well as the rise of other centers. Browne presents a brief discussion of the fate of approximately ten urban centers.
Buckley, Geoffrey L. "Converting Minerals into Merchandise: Landownership and Environmental Alteration in the George's Creek Valley of Western Maryland, 1789-1842." Historical Geography 26 (1998): 151-75.
Crawford, Joan B. "A Heritage Preserved: The Creative Traditions of Western Maryland." Maryland 25 (Summer 1993): 38-44.
McWilliams, Rita. "Great Elevations." Mid-Atlantic Country 13 (January 1992): 54-58, 63.
Annotation / Notes: A tourism piece, but one which offers good basic information on a number of western Maryland's geological landmarks -- Crystal Grottoes Caverns, Sideling Hill Road Cut, and The Devil's Racecourse.
Buckley, Geoffrey L. "The Environmental Transformation of an Appalachian Valley, 1850-1906." Geographical Review 88 (April 1998): 175-98.
Buckley, Geoffrey Littlefield. Tapping the Big Vein: Coal Mining and Environmental Alterations in Maryland's Appalachian Region, 1789-1906. Ph.D. diss., University of Maryland, College Park, 1997.
Laerm, Joshua, William Mark Ford, Daniel C. Weinland, and Michael A. Menzel. "First Records of the Pygmy Shrew, Sorex hoyi (Insectivora: Soricidae), in Western Maryland." Maryland Naturalist 38 (January/June 1994): 23-27.
Morgan, Raymond P., II. "'A Twist of Lime.'" Journal of the Alleghenies 33 (1997): 43-50.
Finnissey, John Clark, Jr. The Politics of Protest: People and Strip Mining in Western Maryland. Ph.D. diss., Temple University, 1987.
Gerholdt, Jennifer M. "Hard Knock Life: Adversity and Survival in the Fossil Record." Bugeye Times, 31 (Summer 2006): 1, 6-7.
Godfrey, Stephen J. "A Torpedo Whale vs. a Whale Torpedo." Bugeye Times, 29 (Spring 2004): 1, 5-7.
Feldstein, Albert L. The Great Cumberland Floods: Disaster in the Queen City. Charleston, SC: History Press, 2009.
Zumbrun, Francis. A History of Green Ridge State Forest. Charleston, SC: History Press, 2010.
Oder, J. Benson. "A Frightful Cyclone in Frostburg: Damages, $35,525." Journal of the Alleghenies, 48 (2012): 108-24.