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Geography of Iraq

2016-12-02T11:03:55Z

Read this article to learn information about the country of Iraq. Learn information about Iraq’s history, government, economy, geography and climate from Geography at About.com.



Move, Adapt or Die. Where Will We Go When the...

2016-12-02T11:03:55Z

An overview of the situation of human life on planet earth and the challenges that might make the earth an inhospitable place for human life, from the About.com Geography GuideSite.



Strait of Hormuz, the Most Important Middle...

2016-12-02T11:03:55Z

The Middle East’s Strait of Hormuz, the chokepoint connecting the Persian Gulf with the Gulf of Oman, part of the Arabian Sea in the Indian Ocean.



They Can Swallow Your House Whole: An Overview...

2016-12-02T11:03:55Z

Geography of Sinkholes: Read this article to learn about why and where sinkholes form on Earth from Geography at About.com.



Geography of Uruguay

2016-12-02T11:03:55Z

Geography of Uruguay: Read this article to learn about Uruguay. Learn about Uruguay's history, government, economy, geography and climate from Geography at About.com.



Peru - Learn Geographic Information about the...

2016-12-02T11:03:55Z

Peru: Read this article to learn information about the South American country of Peru. Learn about Peru's history, government, economy, geography and climate from Geography at About.com.



Geography and Overview of Chile

2016-12-02T11:03:55Z

This overview of Chile features information on Chile's geography, history, government and industry. Learn important facts about Chile and its importance to South America and the world.



Learn the Many Types of Map Projections

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Learn all about the basics of map projections. Sometimes cartographers must allow distortion in one of 4 areas: conformality, distance, area, direction.



Discover the History and Geography of Argentina

2016-12-02T11:03:55Z

Learn more about the South American country of Argentina- history, government, economy, geography, and climate.



The Country of Egypt - Geographic Information

2016-12-02T11:03:55Z

Geography of Egypt: Read this article to learn about Egypt. Learn about Egypt's history, government, economy, geography and climate from Geography at About.com.



10 Essential Facts about Vancouver

2016-12-02T11:03:55Z

Important facts about the historical, human, and physical geography of the City of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada.



That Ferdinand Magellan Sure Had a Fascinating...

2016-12-02T11:03:55Z

A biography of the life of Ferdinand Magellan, the Portuguese explorer who is credited with circumnavigating the Earth.



How Does a Sand Dune Form?

2016-12-02T11:03:55Z

Sand dunes are one of the most amazing landforms on the planet. Find out how they form, where the largest ones are located, and so much more.



A Profile of Robert Cavelier de la Salle

2016-12-02T11:03:55Z

A biography of the French explorer Robert Cavelier de la Salle who explored much of the region of the Louisiana Purchase and North America in the seventeenth century.



Small But Mighty: Get to Know the Dutch Empire

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Learn about the exploration and global trade empire based in The Netherlands in the 17th and 18th centuries, stretching from Indonesia to New York City



The Truth About Christopher Columbus's Life

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A brief biographical overview of Christopher Columbus, the explorer who discovered North America for Europe.



How Territories Are Defined and Who Owns Them

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Your About.com Guide to Geography defines territories, colonies, and dependencies in relation to countries and political geography.



Which Explorer Confirmed There Was No Massive...

2016-12-02T11:03:55Z

A biographical sketch of Captain James Cook. Cook's explorations dramatically increased European knowledge of the world. As a ship captain and skilled cartographer, he filled in many gaps on world maps. His contributions to eighteenth century science helped propel further exploration and discovery for many generations.



Urban Farming - The Future of Agriculture?

2016-12-02T11:03:55Z

Learn about urban farming and its potential as the a major development in the future of agriculture, from the About.com Geography GuideSite.



What Is the Process for Water Desalination?

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An overview of water desalination, the process of changing sea water into fresh water, from the About.com Geography GuideSite.



The Rise and Decline of the Dutch East India...

2016-12-02T11:03:55Z

The Dutch East India Company was a company whose main purpose was trade, exploration and colonization throughout the 17th and 18th centuries. It was one of the first multi-national corporations and had a major influence on exploration and global commerce.



What Is Absolute Location?

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A definition of the geography term absolute location, from your About.com Guide to Geography. An example of Absolute Location.



World Bank

2016-12-02T11:03:55Z

Learn about the World Bank’s history, how it works, its future goals and criticisms of the World Bank from Geography at About.com.



The Successes and Failures of the League of...

2016-12-02T11:03:55Z

An overview of The League of Nations, an international organization that existed between 1920 and 1946 to promote peace. It was the precursor to the modern United Nations.



How Water Moves Between Oceans, Sky, and Land

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A summary of how water gets from ocean to land to river and back again, through the hydrologic cycle from your About.com Guide to Geography.



Business Geographics

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A comprehensive overview of business geographics that tells how businesses can and do use geographic information to make sound business decisions.



Diffusion

2016-12-02T11:03:55Z

A definition of the geography term diffusion, from your About.com Guide to Geography.



Outside Every Metropolis You Will Find an Edge...

2016-12-02T11:03:55Z

Learn about the phenomenon of edge cities, developed by Joel Garreau, on the outskirts of major metropolitan areas.



Propaganda Maps

2016-12-02T11:03:55Z

Some maps are designed to be particularly persuasive. Like other forms of propaganda, cartographic or map propaganda attempts to mobilize viewers for a purpose.