What defines the Northwoods? I found this presentation very interesting. The work Ezra Zeitler and Joe Hupy of UW Eau Claire Geography Dept did with their class was inspiring. It was interesting how the physical geographic definition aligned so well with the cultural definitions ( except that region in MN). I wonder if they would find similar agreement. with other perceptual regions, such as the urban south east, coulée region of the southeast.
Here is the class web site