CARTOGRAPHIC VISUALIZATION OF MORPHOLOGICAL AND HIERARCHICAL RELATIONS IN CITY NETWORKS: A BASIS FOR UNDERSTANDING THE URBAN SYSTEMS OF THE QUADRILÁTERO FERRÍFERO

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Alfio Conti
Gustavo Adolfo Tinoco Martínez

Resumo

The present work investigates the urban agglomerates that compose and structure the urban system of Quadrilátero Ferrífero region, which is part of the peri-metropolitan space of Belo Horizonte. Analysis like these are very important to understand the regional space and network from the point of view of its urban structure, fulflling at the same time the lack of further studies on regional scale in Brazil, and mainly about the importance of Quadrilátero Ferrífe