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This physiographic map was funded in part by the Department of Natural Resources, Chesapeake and Coastal Watershed Service. The views and conclusions contained in this document are those of the authors and should not be interpreted as necessarily representing the official policies, either expressed or implied, of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
Physiographic field mapping was completed in 1999 at a scale of 1:62,500 or, in some cases, 1:24,000. The physiographic map was compiled at 1:100,000 by the lead author and in digital form at 1:250,000 by Catherine Garcia, Jaime Alvarez, and Mary Valentino of Towson University, Center for Geographic Information Sciences. The authors are solely responsible for the map’s content.