Frontier and Remote (FAR) Background Materials For the 11/05/2012
Federal Register Notice Entitled "Request for Public Comment on Frontier Definition Methodology"

  1. Current version of the rural, frontier, and island definition literature review
  2. Detailed description of the developmental project
  3. Description of the purposes and principles upon which the taxonomy was developed
  4. Detailed description of the analytical methods
  5. Sensitivity analyses, comparisons with other designations, maps and the like

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