The One Minute Geographer: About Rhode Island

Providence photo by Sean Pavone, Gettty Images on providenceri.gov

There’s an old Guy Lombardo big band song that’s called Poor, Little Rhode Island. Well, the little part is right. Rhode Island is our smallest state in territory. All of its 1,035 square miles of land area are tucked in the southeastern corner of New England, like an egg, with Connecticut and Massachusetts nestled over it as mother hens.

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Jim Fonseca

Jim Fonseca

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Geography professor (retired) writes The One Minute Geographer featuring This Fragile Earth. Top writer in Transportation and, in past months, Travel.