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Geography Timeline: 13 Key Moments That Changed...

2017-01-18T11:04:44Z

Track 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.



Where's the Real City of Timbuktu?

2017-01-18T11:04:44Z

The mystique of Timbuktu has captivated the world and was the destination for many tragic explorations of the past few centuries. Learn all about the fascinating city of Timbuktu, from the About.com expert Geography GuideSite.



Imagine the World as a Village of 100 People

2017-01-18T11:04:44Z

Summarizing the demographics and statistics of the world population if the population of the world were made up of a village of one hundred people.



Formation and Impact of the Santa Ana Winds

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Santa Ana Winds: Read this article to learn about Southern California's Santa Ana Winds. Learn about their formation and causes as well as their impacts from Geography at About.com.



Geography of Reykjavik, Iceland

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Geography of Reykjavik: Read this article to learn ten facts about Iceland's capital city, Reykjavik. Learn about Reykjavik's history, people and geography from Geography at About.com.



Different Types of Isolines in Geography

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All you ever needed to know about the many different types of isolines used to depict different characteristics in geographical and topographical maps.



The Poetry of Sailors: What Are Doldrums and...

2017-01-18T11:04:44Z

The names for the regions of the earth known as the trade winds, horse latitudes, and the doldrums all hark back to the age of sailing. Learn about these regions from your About.com Guide to Geography.



Primate City - Definition and Examples

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



How to Map the World by Health

2017-01-18T11:04:44Z

A comprehensive overview of the subdiscipline of medical geography, including its history from ancient times to the present day and information about the latest in medical geography mapping.



How to Figure Out the Retail Trade Area of a City

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Reilly's Law of Retail Gravitation provides a formula to determine the retail trade area around a city and the breaking point for trade between two cities. Learn more from your About.com expert Guide to Geography.



10 Things to Know About Quebec City

2017-01-18T11:04:44Z

Learn about facts of Quebec City, Canada. Learn ten facts about Quebec City's history, population, geography and climate from Geography at About.com.



What Is the Coldest Capital City in the World?

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Find out which capital city is the coldest in the world. Hint: It's not in North America.



Geography of Missouri

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Geography of Missouri: Read this article to learn ten facts about the state of Missouri. Learn information about Missouri's history, demographics, economy, geography and climate from Geography at About.com.



What's Studied in Physical Geography?

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An overview of the subject of physical geography and its various aspects from your About.com Guide to Geography.



Geography of South Sudan

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



Get the Dirt on Soil With This Overview

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An overview of the soil of the lithosphere of the earth. Learn all about soil from your About.com Guide to Geography.



How a Country's Shape Affects its Destiny

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The shapes of a country can be classified into several categories, which affects its internal control and ability to run efficiently.



10 Facts You Should Know about Dubai

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Geography of Dubai: Read this article to learn about Dubai, an emirate of the United Arab Emirates. Learn ten facts about Dubai's history, economy, geography and climate from Geography at About.com.



Geography of Sendai, Japan

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Geography of Sendai: Read this article to learn ten facts about Sendai, Japan. Learn about Sendai's history, economy, geography, climate and culture from Geography at About.com.



The Study of Basin and Range Topography

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The prominent topography of the Basin and Range Province in the Western United States is due to a very specific geologic feature, which is only found in a few other basins and ranges around the world.



Overview of the United Nations World Tourism...

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A thorough overview of the United Nations World Tourism Organization, an institution that promotes global travel and tourism.



How Are Geographic Great Circles Used?

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Learn how great circle and great circle routes are utilized for navigation and how they divide the earth into two equal halves, from the About.com expert geography site.



Can You Name the 10 Smallest Countries in the...

2017-01-18T11:04:44Z

A photo gallery of the world's ten smallest countries, from 0.2 square miles on up to 115 square miles, these ten smallest countries are microstates. A photo gallery from the About.com expert Geography GuideSite.



Geography of Cuba

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



8 Facts That Prove the Vatican Is a Country

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Why the Vatican City (also known as the Holy See) should be considered to be an independent country.



Environmental Refugees

2017-01-18T11:04:44Z

Those displaced from their home due to environmental disasters are not considered refugees by the international community.



The Aurora Borealis: Earth's Most Amazing Light...

2017-01-18T11:04:44Z

An overview of the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights - learn how they're formed, where to see them, and how they're predicted.