Published: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:26:41 +0000
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZLearn about all of the communist countries in the world with this detailed list describing each country's political system.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZThe definitive listing of the ancient and modern Seven Wonders of the World, including the new 7 wonders of the world.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZListing of countries that no longer exist. Learn what happened to missing countries like Tibet, Rhodesia, Siam, and others.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZInformation about the world's largest continent in area and the largest continent in population, from your About.com expert Guide to Geography.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZLearn about the different types of maps used in geography including topographic, thematic, climate, resource, physical, political, and road maps.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZAn overview of the history of the Age of Exploration and its impact on the geography of the world, from the About.com Geography site.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZDiscover the precise number of countries in the world along with the challenges when calculating the number, from your About.com Geography Expert
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZA listing of the biggest countries in area in the world, from your About.com Guide to Geography.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZDiscover the impressive number of new countries that have become independent all around the world since 1990. This list also provides the history behind the new country creations.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZA biography of the life of Ferdinand Magellan, the Portuguese explorer who is credited with circumnavigating the Earth.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZAn overview of thematic maps and their types; thematic maps are used to display data on a map. Learn about thematic maps and cartography from the About.com Geography site.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZRecent generations in the United States and their names, from the About.com expert site for geography.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZThe Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World, was a large, ornate tomb built for Mausolus of Caria.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZA history and overview of the Suez Canal, connecting the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea through Egypt. Learn all about the Suez Canal from this About.com article from the Geography GuideSite.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZA essay about whether Taiwan should be considered an country independent from mainland China.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZExplore the geography of agriculture from the domestication of plants and animals to commercial agriculture, from your About.com Guide to Geography.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZA detailed time zone map of the United States. This map provides county-level boundaries of the time zones of the United States. Page 203.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZThe Countries of Scandinavia. Learn about the five countries that make up Scandinavia: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Iceland.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZA brief history and overview of the Panama Canal in Panama, connecting the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean, About.com expert Guide to Geography.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZA comprehensive listing of the capitals of every country on earth, from your About.com expert Guide to Geography.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZLearn about the four spheres of the earth: the lithosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, and atmosphere.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZTen essential facts about China's One Child Policy, from About.com expert Geography GuideSite. Outlines 10 Important facts about the 1 child policy.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZAn overview of geography and the geography site at About.com, from Matt Rosenberg, geographer of the world.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZDiscover the answer to the common geography question, what is the oldest country in the world? Is it Japan, China, San Marino, or some other country?
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZDiscover the ins and outs of China's One Child Policy, designed to limit population growth in the world's largest country.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZAn overview of the primary, secondary, tertiary, quaternary, and even quinary sectors of the economy. These sectors of the economy can divide all economic activities of a country into five categories.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZLearn about the three most important lines of latitude on Earth - the equator, Tropic of Cancer, and Tropic of Capricorn.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZDiscover the definition of an independent country and find out the difference between a country, state, and nation, from the About.com expert Geography GuideSite.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZThe terms site and situation are used in the field of geography to help us understand why a city is located where it is located. Learn about these basic geographic concepts of site and situation.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZThe world can readily be divided into a core and periphery, with the core containing most of the wealth while the periphery contains most of the population. Read this article to learn about the core and periphery model of the world.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZAn overview of high pressure and low pressure and how air pressure impacts the weather and climate of an area. Learn all about high and low pressure.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZLearn all about the Green Revolution from this overview and history of the Green Revolution from the About.com Geography site.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZA clear and concise overview of the subject of urban geography, a part of the human geography discipline. Learn all about urban geography from this article on the About.com Geography GuideSite.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZA brief biographical overview of Christopher Columbus, the explorer who discovered North America for Europe.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZArea of Asian Countries: Refer to this list to learn the area of Asia's 48 countries from Geography at About.com.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZLearn all about population pyramids, also known as age-sex pyramids. They are a useful tool for those studying demographics of a country.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZThe 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines killed hundreds, damaged thousands of homes, and had negative effects on the whole planet.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZLearn about water, wind, ice, and waves - the agents of erosion that wear away at the surface of the earth.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZMaps usually use a standard palette of map colors to represent features on the earth. Learn about map colors from your About.com expert Guide to Geography.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZAn official listing of countries arranged by eight world regions, as selected and determined by Matt Rosenberg, the About.com Guide to Geography. Find out which countries fit into which world regions.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZA definition of the geography term push-pull factors, from your About.com Guide to Geography.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZYour About.com Guide to Geography provides ample evidence to show that England is not an independent country (but the United Kingdom is).
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZA discussion of what constitutes the seven continents of the world. Or are there 6 and not 7 continents? From your About.com expert Guide to Geography.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZObtain information about the population of India currently and population projections into the future for India's population.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZHow does one compute population density? What country is the most densely populated? Which one is the least?
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZOldest Cities in the United States: Refer to this list to learn about the 15 oldest cities in the United States from Geography at About.com.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZPopulation growth rates and doubling times are fascinating demographic variables that are used to estimate a country's future population.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZThe International Hydrographic Organization has created a new ocean - the Southern Ocean - surrounding Antarctica. Learn about the world's new fifth ocean, from the About.com expert Geography GuideSite.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZLearn to understand the latitude and longitude lines running across your maps and globes. An overview of latitude and longitude from your About.com expert Guide to Geography.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZA closer look at the five oceans of the world.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZYour About.com expert Guide to Geography provides a listing of the significant advantages and disadvantages of global warming.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZDiscover the practical model for agricultural land use surrounding a city, the Von Thunen Model, from your About.com Guide to Geography.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZA great overview of geomorphology, which is the science of landforms with an emphasis on their origin, evolution, form, and distribution across the physical landscape. This overview of geomorphology is part of the About.com Geography site.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZThe Sahara Desert is one of the world's largest and driest deserts. Located in northern Africa, the Sahara Desert is encompassed by several countries. Learn about the Sahara Desert from the expert About.com Geography GuideSite.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZLearn about the Berlin Conference of 1884-1885, which divided Africa to colonize the continent.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZFind out the difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain, and England. Plus, what does Ireland have to do with all of this?!
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZAn overview of acid rain and its history, causes, and effects as well as solutions to this environmental problem.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZAn overview of the Crude Birth Rate, from your About.com Guide to Geography.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZDiscover the current world population and historic world population totals and growth since the year one, from your About.com Guide to Geography.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZWhat are the highest point in the US? This list of the 20 highest peaks tells you the highest peaks in the 48 contiguous states.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZThe summer solstice is the longest day in the year but it's not the day of earliest sunrise or sunset - learn more about this intriguing occurrence.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZThe state capitals of the fifty states of the United States of America, from your About.com Guide to Geography.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZLearn about map reading and how to use the different parts of a map from your About.com expert Guide to Geography.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZA discussion of the sources of culture (culture hearths), the regions of culture (culture regions), and the spread of culture (cultural diffusion) around the world, from the About.com Geography site.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZAn overview of the supercontinent of Pangea, which covered one-third of the planet and began to break up about 200 million years ago to form the modern continents of today.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZA list of the seventeen smallest countries in the world. All of these countries are extremely small and are less than 200 square miles in area.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZThe five themes of geography provide a framework for teaching geography; they are location, place, human-environment interaction, movement, and region
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZThe development and history of plate tectonics, from its innovation by Alfred Wegener to how scientists today understand how the plates of the Earth's lithosphere move.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZAround 250 BCE, the 400-foot-tall Lighthouse of Alexandria was finished. For 1,500 years, it helped mariners reach the safety of Alexandria's harbor. A marvel of engineering, it became one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZLearn about temperature inversion layers and their impact on local climates and smog, from the About.com expert geography site.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZThe current USA population is above 300 million and expected to rise. Learn about the US population from your About.com expert Guide to Geography.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZIslands of Hawaii: Refer to this list to learn information about Hawaii's eight main islands from Geography at About.com.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZAn overview and history of the Louisiana Purchase, including the Lewis and Clark expedition of the Louisiana Purchase. From the About.com expert Geography site.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZTrack the growth of the United States across North America through the variety of treaties, purchases, wars, and Acts of Congress that made the U.S.A. what it is today.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZLearn about Mount St. Helens' location, geography, 1980 eruption, natural rebound and recent volcanic activity
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZA complete listing of all Olympic Game cities from the beginning in1896 through 2020. Includes all Summer and Winter Olympic Games host cities.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZLearn about various job opportunities in the field of geography, from your About.com Expert to Geography.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZWhat region is your state located within? Check out this listing of U.S. regions, with their accompanying states.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZA listing of the world's major ocean currents, from A to Z. Learn all of the seventeen major surface ocean currents including their warmth and coolness.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZDiscover which countries are the oldest countries and which are the youngest or newest countries in the world with our comprehensive list.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZFind out which countries are non-members of the United Nations and learn why they have not been granted entry or chosen not to.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZAn overview of the subject of study known as population geography, a branch of geography which studies and maps the distribution of people across the planet. This overview of population geography comes from the About.com Geography GuideSite.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZThe Ring of Fire is a fascinating horseshoe-shaped area filled with volcanoes. Find out where the Ring of Fire is located and how it was made.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZGeography of Sweden: Read this article to learn about the Scandinavian country of Sweden. Learn about Sweden's history, government, economy, geography and climate from Geography at About.com.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZHuman geography is one of the major branches of geography. Learn about human geography through this overview from the expert About.com Geography GuideSite.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZAn overview of the Lewis and Clark Expedition to the Pacific Northwest in the Louisiana Purchase in the early 1800s.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZLearn about the geography, history, significance and pollution of the Ganges River bordering India and Bangladesh from Geography at About.com.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZFind out the similarities (and differences) between different types of water bodies, from your About.com Guide to Geography.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZHow can we consider Eurasia to be two separate continents when there is no appreciable boundary between the two regions?
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZImpress your friends with this collection of facts about Earth: size, composition, distance from the sun and moon, age, deepest point, and many more.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZThe Erie Canal was the nation's first major transportation system. It allowed goods to be shipped to and from New York City and the Upper Midwest, starting the migration that created the USA as we know it today.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZAn overview of the Rust Belt of the United States. Learn about the economic geography of this important industrial region called the Rust Belt, from the About.com Geography site.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZLearn about the history of Taiwan's status as a geopolitical entity. At some points in history, it was independent and even considered to be the true China. Today, not so much. Find out why.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZThe grid system of latitude and longitude helps us navigate the Earth. Do you know how far it is from one degree to the next? Discover the answer.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZGeography of Spain: Read this article to learn about the country of Spain. Learn about Spain's history, government, economy, geography and climate from Geography at About.com.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZLearn about the history and obtain an overview of the subdiscipline of economic geography, from the About.com Geography GuideSite.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZAn overview of mountain building and how geomorphologic processes contribute to the building and breaking of mountains.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZKorean Conflict: Learn about the history of conflict on the Korean Peninsula, the Korean War and why there are tensions between the two countries.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZLearn about the former European country of Yugoslavia (1945-1992), now composed of Slovenia, Macedonia, Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro, and Bosnia, from your expert About.com Geography GuideSite.
2017-01-18T11:26:41ZRefer to this list to learn about the ten U.S. states with borders along the Mississippi River, from Minnesota to Louisiana.