Published: Tue, 28 Feb 2017 11:35:37 +0000
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZThe definitive listing of the ancient and modern Seven Wonders of the World, including the new 7 wonders of the world.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZLearn about all of the communist countries in the world with this detailed list describing each country's political system.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZListing of countries that no longer exist. Learn what happened to missing countries like Tibet, Rhodesia, Siam, and others.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZInformation about the world's largest continent in area and the largest continent in population, from your About.com expert Guide to Geography.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZDiscover the precise number of countries in the world along with the challenges when calculating the number, from your About.com Geography Expert
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZLearn about the different types of maps used in geography including topographic, thematic, climate, resource, physical, political, and road maps.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZA listing of the biggest countries in area in the world, from your About.com Guide to Geography.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZRecent generations in the United States and their names, from the About.com expert site for geography.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZAn 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.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZExplore the geography of agriculture from the domestication of plants and animals to commercial agriculture, from your About.com Guide to Geography.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZA comprehensive listing of the capitals of every country on earth, from your About.com expert Guide to Geography.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZDiscover the ins and outs of China's One Child Policy, designed to limit population growth in the world's largest country.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZA detailed time zone map of the United States. This map provides county-level boundaries of the time zones of the United States. Page 203.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZLearn about the four spheres of the earth: the lithosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, and atmosphere.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZAn overview of the history of the Age of Exploration and its impact on the geography of the world, from the About.com Geography site.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZTen essential facts about China's One Child Policy, from About.com expert Geography GuideSite. Outlines 10 Important facts about the 1 child policy.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZAn 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.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZAround 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.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZLearn all about the Green Revolution from this overview and history of the Green Revolution from the About.com Geography site.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZDiscover the practical model for agricultural land use surrounding a city, the Von Thunen Model, from your About.com Guide to Geography.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZDiscover the current world population and historic world population totals and growth since the year one, from your About.com Guide to Geography.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZMaps 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.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZThe Countries of Scandinavia. Learn about the five countries that make up Scandinavia: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Iceland.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZAn 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.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZA 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.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZAn 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.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZDiscover 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?
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZLearn about the Berlin Conference of 1884-1885, which divided Africa to colonize the continent.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZA 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.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZWhat region is your state located within? Check out this listing of U.S. regions, with their accompanying states.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZThe 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.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZWhat are the highest point in the US? This list of the 20 highest peaks tells you the highest peaks in the 48 contiguous states.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZLearn about the layers of the atmosphere: the Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Thermosphere, and Exosphere.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZA closer look at the five oceans of the world.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZA brief biographical overview of Christopher Columbus, the explorer who discovered North America for Europe.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZLearn 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.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZThe Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World, was a large, ornate tomb built for Mausolus of Caria.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZA 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.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZGeography of China: Refer to this article for important information on China's modern history, government, economy and geography. Learn important facts about China from this overview of China on Geography at About.com.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZThe 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.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZLearn about the three most important lines of latitude on Earth - the equator, Tropic of Cancer, and Tropic of Capricorn.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZThe 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.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZA 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.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZDiscover the definition of an independent country and find out the difference between a country, state, and nation, from the About.com expert Geography GuideSite.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZOldest 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.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZThe 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.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZLearn about various job opportunities in the field of geography, from your About.com Expert to Geography.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZIslands of Hawaii: Refer to this list to learn information about Hawaii's eight main islands from Geography at About.com.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZAn overview and history of the Louisiana Purchase, including the Lewis and Clark expedition of the Louisiana Purchase. From the About.com expert Geography site.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZThe 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines killed hundreds, damaged thousands of homes, and had negative effects on the whole planet.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZDiscover 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.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZA 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.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZAn overview of acid rain and its history, causes, and effects as well as solutions to this environmental problem.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZCan you name the five smallest states in the U.S.? When looking at land area, look to the east coast. For population, take a look at the states out west.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZYour About.com expert Guide to Geography provides a listing of the significant advantages and disadvantages of global warming.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZA list of the member countries of the United Nations and their date of admission. An accurate list of UN members from the expert Geography GuideSite at About.com.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZFind out the difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain, and England. Plus, what does Ireland have to do with all of this?!
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZA brief history and overview of the Panama Canal in Panama, connecting the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean, About.com expert Guide to Geography.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZAn overview of geography and the geography site at About.com, from Matt Rosenberg, geographer of the world.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZAn overview of Belgium's role in African colonialism and the impact of that colonialism on Africa today.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZFind out which countries are non-members of the United Nations and learn why they have not been granted entry or chosen not to.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZA complete listing of all Olympic Game cities from the beginning in1896 through 2020. Includes all Summer and Winter Olympic Games host cities.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZObtain information about the population of India currently and population projections into the future for India's population.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZLearn all about population pyramids, also known as age-sex pyramids. They are a useful tool for those studying demographics of a country.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZCurrent and historical California population data; discover the current California population. From the About.com expert Geography GuideSite.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZYour About.com Guide to Geography provides ample evidence to show that England is not an independent country (but the United Kingdom is).
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZPopulation growth rates and doubling times are fascinating demographic variables that are used to estimate a country's future population.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZLearn about temperature inversion layers and their impact on local climates and smog, from the About.com expert geography site.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZA listing of the countries that utilize the euro as their official currency. This euro country list is from your About.om Expert to Geography.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZAn overview of the Lewis and Clark Expedition to the Pacific Northwest in the Louisiana Purchase in the early 1800s.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZOf the seven continents in the world, which is the smallest? Discover the answer to this common geography question based on both land area and population.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZLearn about water, wind, ice, and waves - the agents of erosion that wear away at the surface of the earth.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZAn 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.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZThe 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.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZAn overview of longitude and how to learn and find longitude on a world map. Learn all about longitude from this expert About.com Geography GuideSite article.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZLearn about map reading and how to use the different parts of a map from your About.com expert Guide to Geography.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZA comprehensive history and overview of the United Nations and its activities around the world.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZDiscover Rostow's stages of economic growth and development, along with criticisms of his 1960 theory from this article by geographer Juliet Jacobs on Geography at About.com.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZA 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.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZAn overview of the impact of global warming on our oceans and the life within them, from contributing writer Nicole Lindell.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZThe 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.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZThe American Society of Civil Engineers selected Seven Wonders of the Modern World, engineering marvels
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZDiscover which countries are the oldest countries and which are the youngest or newest countries in the world with our comprehensive list.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZTest your knowledge of geography by exploring blank maps of countries and continents throughout the world. Print the maps for free and discover key facts.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZLearn about the unique structure of Latin American cities as they developed in the colonial environment of the New World.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZLearn about Mount St. Helens' location, geography, 1980 eruption, natural rebound and recent volcanic activity
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZThe state capitals of the fifty states of the United States of America, from your About.com Guide to Geography.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZThe About.com Geography Site provides this easy-to-understand overview of Central Place Theory, from contributing writer Amanda Briney.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZArea of Asian Countries: Refer to this list to learn the area of Asia's 48 countries from Geography at About.com.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZFind out the similarities (and differences) between different types of water bodies, from your About.com Guide to Geography.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZHuman geography is one of the major branches of geography. Learn about human geography through this overview from the expert About.com Geography GuideSite.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZAn 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.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZList of the 50 States by Area: Read this article to learn the area of the 50 U.S. states. Learn the area of the largest and smallest states.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZThe Internet's most famous expert geographer presents a new modern listing of the Seven Wonders of the World. From the About.com Guide to Geography, Matt Rosenberg.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZThis article provides the definition of large and small scale maps. Learn how to read distances on maps through its scale.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZAn explanation of the wind and the pressure gradient that causes air to move from one place to another, creating wind.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZTopographic maps, often called topo maps, have been around since the 1600s and use large scale to show great detail.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZAn overview and assessment of the increased interconnectedness among countries, most notably in the areas of economics, politics, and culture.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZImpress your friends with this collection of facts about Earth: size, composition, distance from the sun and moon, age, deepest point, and many more.
2017-02-28T11:35:37ZLearn about the 31 states of Mexico and one Federal District with our comprehensive list.