National Geographic : 1976 Jul
In this land oJ plenty, is there such a thing LOSANGELESINTERCHANGE:GEORGGERSTER Everything has its price. To become earth's most mobile nation, we have ringed our cities with corsets of concrete, using up great swaths of suburban acreage. SPRINKLERSAT WORK IN NEBRASKA:GEORGGERSTER Land is the force that makes us the richest farm nation. Mechanization eliminates farm jobs, but here in western Nebraska irrigation greens lands never plowed before. CONDOMINIUMS ATOCEANCITY, MARYLAND Everyone dreams of a second home for leisure hours. These luxury high rises give residents a glorious view of the Atlantic- but those behind them no view at all. Many stand empty as the boom in condominiums tapers off.