The One Minute Geographer:The Geography of Massachusetts

Jim Fonseca
4 min readFeb 5, 2023
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Here’s a summary of the 12 posts about Massachusetts geography if you missed one or if you are new to the One Minute Geographer.

  1. The high-tech economy of Greater Boston and Massachusetts thrives on the area’s universities that attract immigrants who are some of the brightest minds in the world.
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2. Is Massachusetts really the most liberal state? Maybe. Maybe not.

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3. Massachusetts’s booming educational establishment specializes in graduate…



Jim Fonseca

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