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(Encyclopedia) geography, the science of place, i.e., the study of the surface of the earth, the location and distribution of its physical and cultural features, the areal patterns or places that they form, a...

Brewer's: Salient Angles

in fortification, are those angles in a rampart which point outwards towards the country; those which point inwards towards the place fortified are called “re-entering angle…

World Geography

Find information about the continents, explorers, oceans, seas, rivers, mountains, elevation, geographic extremes, earthquakes, volcanoes, and more. Mount Everest Quiz New! …

The Study of Geography

Subjects » Geography » History » Language Arts » Mathematics » Science » Social Studies Homework Skills Writing | Research Speaking & Listening Studying Reference …

World Geography Glossary

Find the definition of geography terms and phrases. geography The study of the physical features of the earth. Includes study of regional formations and their relation to human…

Climbing the Seven Summits

About 350 mountaineers have climbed all "Seven Summits"—the highest peak on each of the seven continents. The first was Dick Bass, an American businessman, on April 30, 1985. …

World Land Areas and Elevations

The following table lists the approximate land area, highest elevation, and lowest elevation of the world's continents, including Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, …

Notting Hill Carnival

Caribbean food, steel bands, calypso, and parades make the Notting Hill Carnival an international draw every August by Liz Olson Related Links Queen's Birthday …