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Los Angeles MAPPING - Dallo sprawl urbano verso un modello di densità qualitativa

Andrea Boschetti

America settentrionale | Los Angeles

Los Angeles is one of the world’s most surprising yet characteristic megalopolises - and one of the most studied. Founded in 1781 with the extravagant name of “El Pueblo de la Iglesia de Nuestra Señora la Reina de Los Angeles de Porciúncola”, it is home to some 13 million people and the second largest for population in the US after New York. The largest city by extension in its State of California, Los Angeles extends from the Pacific Ocean to the inland mountain ranges of San Gabriel and Santa Monica, making it one of the most striking conglomerations in the world. As usual, we examine the city with the aid of five GIS-generated maps. The population density map is the baseline against which to interpret the other four showing respectively the geographical features, service-provision, public transport and urban greenery. As usual, our maps consider an...

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